Posts Tagged: revision

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 80

KNOW YOUR PSYCHOLOGICAL PROCESS I wrote a blog post for the web site From the Mixed-Up Files…of Middle Grade Authors that pretty much describes my whole process.

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 2

LOVE THE DETAILS Details are the stuff of writing. Who knew that a fake little diamond on the very first page of draft one would be a facet of my story throughout? I never know what detail will emerge in my rough draft to connect with other details later on, which is why I have… Read more »

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 1

GET IT DOWN, THEN FIX IT UP! I am in the process of working on rough drafts of my children’s novel “A Cat Called Zook”. I really believe in Anne Lamott’s process of “just getting it DOWN” no matter how awful that draft seems to be, just to see the potential of my story. Amazing,… Read more »