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Month: May 2014

Writing Weaknesses

After my last blog post I started back working on my flash fiction pieces and I’ve realized something about my writing process:  I write short.  Meaning?  I’m going for stories in the 750-1000 word count range and yet most of my first drafts (and second drafts, if we’re being honest) barely reach 600 words. I’m really good at writing dialogue.  I’m pretty good at writing action in between dialogue – you know, describing my main…

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Am I a REAL Writer?

I’ve been away for too long haven’t I? Sorry about that. A lot of stuff is going on in my life right now – stressful stuff. I haven’t been in a writing mood so instead I’ve been reading writerly type blogs. And I swear lately I’ve been reading that they all knew from a young age that they wanted to be writers. This is not true for me and it’s causing me some self-confidence issues. As…

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