Category: Writer help

To Swear, Or Not To Swear, That Is The Question.

Willy would be so proud. So proud. We’ve come a long way since the days of Shakespeare and writing has evolved into many styles and genres. What was taboo decades ago was, well, just said in a more eloquent way.

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Should I? Shouldn’t I? What The Hell Should I Do? TELL ME!

Humans are a funny species. We strive for success. We want to be liked. When we go out…we wished we’d stayed home. When we stay home…we wished we’d gone out. When we’re around people…we want to be alone. When we’re

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Would It Hurt You To Listen Just This Once?

Shhhhhh! Dammit. Just listen. Inkslingers have this thing. It differs from you regular types. The writer has an innate gift. A supernatural unto-no-one-else power. Hmmm. Guess that’d just be a super power. Okay-okay. Where was… Oh yeah. The gift like

Never Stick Your Hand In A Running Blender…UHHHH Writer Advice

Sure. Yeah. I just wanted to be dramatic and grab your attention with a catchy title. Something that would make you say, “What the hell?” Turns out that running blenders and hands do not mix. Hey, there’s a pun in

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Get The Tell Out. Suck Less.

You’ve heard it. Betcha you’ve said it too. “Show, don’t tell.” Pfft… Have you ever read a more telling sentence in your life? Exactly. Let’s dissect this integral phrase bandied about like literary shrapnel in creative writing. The basics: don’t

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…He Said. Did He? Really? DID? HE?

I’m here to dispel a myth. Okay, maybe not a myth. Maybe a fantasy. All right, it’s neither myth or fantasy. Geesh you guys are tough. Maybe an anomaly? Perhaps a gargantuan goliath gut-wrenching writerly wrongness. WHATEVER. Yeah, I stretched

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How To Be A Flasher. I Mean How To Write Flash Fiction. Yeah, That.

You: Wait, I don’t even know what Flash Fiction is or how to write it. Me: Are you asking or telling me? You: Uh— Me: Oh, telling me. Awesome! Here’s a quick tip on flashing: Wear next to nothing… Oh damn!

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Wanna Be A Better Writer? Or Not Suck As Much?

Writers who write always want to be writerly writers. Yeah, that sounded like a tongue-twister. It wan’t though. Pay attention. Every writer gets to the intersection of sucktitude-good-better-best-holy shit that’s the diggity in their writing. What? Yes, it’s a five-point

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You So Crazy! From Where Do Your Badass Ideas Come?

I was once told that I’m crazy. It was actually asked in the form of a question, “Why are you crazy?” Seemed like a loaded question. I was hesitant to answer, but eager and ready anyway. Then it turned into

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Mind-Numbing, Ego-Altering, Suckified And Utter Perfection

Writers obsess. It’s endless. We starve ourselves over sentences, paragraphs, and word choices. Don’t lie, dammit, we all do it. All. The. Time. We sit at the intersection of pure sucktitude and perfection, not even looking both ways. We get

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