The writer has many obstacles she must overcome in order to write. She must find time. She must find inspiration. She must have energy. She must have the ability to tell others no, that she needs time to write, and she must have a capacity for selfishness. (Because taking time for yourself is apparently a … Continue reading A Writer’s Greatest Enemy
In the months following the start of this blog, I wrote hundreds of blog post drafts. I mean, hundreds. I was so excited to have a presence on the web, to be putting myself "out there" as (insert deep, noir detective voice) B. B. Morgan - indie writer. I had my posts planned six months ahead. … Continue reading Oh, Did I Write That?
I'm working on a retelling of Aladdin. I outlined the plot, and I felt good about it, but now that I'm in the drafting stage, I'm getting all the self-conscious "not good enough" vibes. I've had to step away from the draft and remind myself that a rough draft is not the final draft. It's … Continue reading Rough Draft is not a Perfect Draft