How to Overcome the Fear of Sharing Your Writing

This is one of the topics I’m often asked to write on: How do I overcome the fear of sharing my writing, of putting it out there in public? I’ve touched on this topic slightly in some of my other posts (especially this one) but today I’m going to tackle this head-on and possibly with…

Helpful Books for Writers

One of the things I’m asked often by my students is “What books do you recommend about writing?” As both a writer and a writing instructor, I read a lot of books on writing.  Some of them are helpful, some are somewhat helpful, and some are… well… not that helpful. But then there are a few…

Courage in Writing

Hello, everyone!  Today I just want to touch on a few things I’ve learned about writing bravely – writing through fear, doubts, and a myriad of questions and uncertainties.  In a sense, this is about becoming your own writing’s defender and champion, and seeing it through to its purpose. So, let me preface this by…