Writing Truth: The Thing That Scares You the Most

“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know."  Ernest Hemingway The writing that resonates the most with readers is the kind that taps into the human psyche. The kind where personal, and universal, unspoken truths are typed out for all to see. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading Writing Truth: The Thing That Scares You the Most

On Writing Heroes

No one is an unjust villain in his own mind. Even - perhaps even especially - those who are the worst of us. Some of the cruelest tyrants in history were motivated by noble ideals, or made choices that they would call ‘hard but necessary steps’ for the good of their nation. We’re all the hero of … Continue reading On Writing Heroes

Life After NaNoWriMo

I found NaNoWriMo to be a bit of a daze. I haven’t had to apply so much discipline and creative thinking since University.  To say I was out of practice would be an understatement. I thought I had handled the month well, but looking back my nerves were shot and my gym time suffered. I’d … Continue reading Life After NaNoWriMo