Writing Wednesday: 3 Myths About “Write What You Know” DEBUNKED

I don't know who was the first person to say "write what you know," but if I ever meet them, I'd like to bop them on the nose. I mean, I'd never actually do it, but... Seriously, I want to. Because I imagine the four-word-sentence-of-doom has confused hundreds, if not thousands, of aspiring, intermediate, and [...]

Writing Wednesday: How to Master Irony by Watching Just TWO Episodes of Mob Psycho 100

Irony. We know it when we see it, right? Or maybe it's something you experience, like the goosebumps you get when you hear a really good singer. It's nuanced. It's subtle. It's there, but it's not there outright until BOOM! Irony. In other words, it's the figurative equivalent of a ghost or spirit coming out of a [...]

Writing Wednesday: 5 Reasons Why Every Single Thing You Ever Write Matters

You hear that? That's the sound of you being an awesome writer. Wait... what's that? You can't hear it right now? Too bogged down in self-doubt and misery? Don't think your writing matters? That's okay. I hear you. I used to think my writing didn't matter either. I used to think that my rough drafts had [...]