Three years ago, I found myself unable to write. As I have been writing since I was nine years old, being too anxious to focus on letters terrified me. At the back of my mind sat the nagging fear: what if I can never write again? Here is how creative writing ultimately helped me overcome my anxiety and inspired me to bring more of what I am passionate about into my life.
The best author bios are not a neat sum-up of quirks, degrees, and publication credits but instead offer a slice of the writer; they impart not only texture but also smell and taste. Discover what goes into a terrific author bio and craft your stand-out 'about me' with this handy guide!
Rejection is more dynamic than simply receiving an email from an editor telling you ‘Your work is not a good fit for us at this time’. As a creative who has been (and still is) rejected at many intersections along the road of my writing journey, here I share what I do to move on and why it is necessary to ultimately learn from rejection.
As a beginning poet looking to expand your circle, it can be hard to find small but robust literary magazines and journals among the big ones to submit your creative work to. Here I share five important steps you can take to put yourself out there successfully!
As a lover of words and a person who communicates best in writing, not being able to write is terrifying. Here I share the creative techniques I use to overcome writer's block and get back to writing what I love!
For the beginning poet or the experienced writer looking to be re-motivated, here I share with you what I have learned after a year of actively sharing my writing at online literary outlets.