Uncertainty: The Normal Writing Process

Polaroid

When I teach writing, I realize that I make everything sound like it’s a straightforward process. Well, it’s not. Listen to Anne Lamott: Writing a first draft is very much like watching a Polaroid develop. You can’t–and in face, you’re not supposed to–know exactly what the picture is going to look like until it has […]

What Do Writers Think About?

Today’s prompt for 30 Days to Thinking Like a Writer , is about you as a writer. What are you thinking about these days? What issues concern you? What are you passionate about? Let’s find out. Start your 750 words by typing these words and then continuing: I don’t know what I’m thinking about these […]