Dear Story Nurse, I've been working hard the last year on putting my work out there: shopping a fully edited novel round to agents, pitching and submitting short fiction/game writing and putting some stuff up for free. While I've had a good response when I have a direct audience (i.e. with my alpha readers, free … Continue reading #128: Writing for Money, Writing for Joy
Headlines are advertisements for articles, the display in the shop window that lures you into the shop.
Being blocked on writing that one is obligated to do is something we don't usually think about the way we think about being blocked on creative projects.
There are very few arts or crafts where an important part of creation is destroying part of what you've created. Even sculptors don't have to make the marble before they start chipping it away.