Category: Diary

Diary – Snippets of writing encouragement posted weekly called diary of a bad writer

Diary of a bad writer – Week 41

Over the weekend – Received positive comments on latest fiction. A reader provided a perspective I hadn’t considered that would have made the story better. This helped me see the usefulness of having a beta reader for my work in progress. Honest Feedback Is Invaluable

Diary of a bad writer – Week 40

July 9th, 8:00pm. Just completed my next fiction that will post on Friday. Now that it’s done, it seems the story took no effort to write… easy peasy. Then I remembered that blank page before I started. Adding words to a blank page can be scary and overwhelming. Then I think about my goal – to create fiction. The fear…

Diary of a bad writer – Week 39

July 2nd – dusk. I’m exhausted arriving home from work. My mind is mush so writing will have to wait until I get some rest. As the sun sets on a beautiful day, I wonder why I made the decision to write fiction now. If I started ten years ago, I might have become an accomplished author. Before sleep takes…