This week, add something sweet to your most bitter story moments, and add something bitter to the most sweet.
45: Schedule Time for Nothing
This week, I'm talking about the value of nothing for creating something.
42: Find the Missing Ingredient
This week, I’m talking about finding the missing strange spice for your almost-finished story.
Book recommendation: SEVERANCE, by Ling Ma.
41: Cut the “As” Clause
This week, look out for an annoying grammatical phrase that can clog up a sentence.
40: Have the Courage to Try Again
For Writerly Bites’ fortieth episode, I’m talking about finding the courage to keep revising, and keep trying again.
39: Seek and Destroy Your Weakest Sentence
This week, I'm starting a new mini-series on revision. First up, we're destroying weak sentences.
37: Respect Your Work and Organize It
In this week's episode, I'm talking about valuing your creative writing work — and that means keeping it organized so you can make the most of it.
36: Betray Someone
This week, think about making your character a betrayer.
Book recommendation: Jack Kerouac's BIG SUR.
35: Interview with Arif Anwar
This week, I talk with novelist Arif Anwar about getting the writing work done every day.
31: Turn Off the Lights
This week, take a step into the darkness and let your story's possibilities unfold.