Restrictions Breed Creativity: Lessons from Game of Thrones

Well, this season of Game of Thrones has been controversial to say the last. Some people still love the show. Others are starting to be...less than happy with the direction things have taken. I’m in the latter camp. Wait, wait, don’t go for that back button. This is not the 2,000,000,000th article analyzing this season …

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Just Write: Breaking Down the most Common Writing Advice

If you are, or ever have been, a new writer looking for advice, you’ve probably been told to “Just write.” On the flip side, if you’ve spent time on writing forums, listening and reading to things people say about writing, just write / write every day are some of the most controversial points that get …

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4 Bad Ideas for Breaking Writer’s Block

Last week, I talked about how to deal with the bane of every writer: the dreaded writer’s block. However, a lot of writers are willing to try anything to break through. Anything. I’ve been there, attempting the first thing that came to mind. I’ve also gotten some very well-meaning (and even more misguided) advice from …

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