This week, let go of the things getting in the way of your writing.
27: Just Play
This week, open up your story to the power of play.
Book recommendation: HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD, by C Pam Zhang.
26: Plant a Seed
This week, think about what seeds to drop in your story, and how to let them flower.
24: Write By Hand
Try stepping away from the computer this week and discover the ancient magic of writing by hand.
23: Don’t Use the Verb “To Be”
This week, try stretching your verbs and banning "to be" from your vocabulary.
22: Get to the Fireworks Factory
This week, make sure your story fulfills its promises and gets to the fireworks factory.
21: Find What’s Fragile
This week, explore what is fragile in your character's life.
20: Interview with Kirstin Allio
This week, I chat with novelist Kirstin Allio about using a musical technique to improve your revision.
19: Use the ABDCE Method
This week, try using a classic five-act structure to give your story some shape.
Book recommendation: Leave the World Behind, by Rumaan Alam
18: Try a Roving Perspective
This week, I'm talking about switching up your point of view.