On Discipline (or Lack Thereof)

Every weeknight for the past three months, at precisely 9:00pm, a notification pops up on my phone. “Write,” it says. And almost every night, I ignore it. Back in the spring, I noticed that I was hardly writing and decided I needed a gentle prod to get back into the habit. So, I set aContinue reading “On Discipline (or Lack Thereof)”

Invitation to Inspiration

At some point in your life as a writer, you have to realize that inspiration doesn’t come out of thin air. There is no such thing as pure creation. The mind of a writer does not invent — it is a biological, psychological processor that takes in reality and churns out fiction. We sometimes fallContinue reading “Invitation to Inspiration”