We are approaching one year since the beginning of Writing Roots. It has been a wonderful time, and we don’t plant to stop any time… Read More »New and Exciting Adventures for Writing Roots
Writing is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. – George Orwell
If the writer wants to create suspense, or build tension, or make the reader wait and wonder, or join a journey of discovery, or hold on for dear life, he can save subject and verb of the main clause until later. As I just did. – Roy Peter Clark
“Being a writer, then, is as much about observation as it is imagination.”
When you’re done celebrating, you may be asking “what’s next?”
This is the most difficult part of writing. Simply writing.