Critique Anxiety

Learning to accept critiques is something that a lot of writers struggle with. It's so common that it can be hard to discuss bad critique experiences without people suspecting that really, you just can't handle criticism. Until recently, I thought I was past feeling intimidated by criticism. I got over my "But my vision is … Continue reading Critique Anxiety

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The importance of flexibility

Before I started working on my current novel draft, I could have told you three things with certainty: I edit and revise while I write. I have to write in order. Word count-based goals don't work for me. But here I am, writing my novel in 5,000-word increments, skipping over parts occasionally that are giving … Continue reading The importance of flexibility