Month: January 2012

  • It’s All in the Perspective: Considering Your Personal POV and Journaling

    I’ll start by saying that I’m not discussing matters of POV shift and usage IN your writing, but rather, the effect your personal POV has ON your writing. And a great way to monitor and track your own POV is through journal entries where you can view them with some objectivity and distance. Yes, I…

  • Do You Believe in Magic? : 15 Ways Magic Rules Supreme

    I confess that recently I’ve been focusing a great deal more on my post-apocalyptic writing (if you’re interested in that, check out my other blog: ebfeir.wordpress.com). It very much depends on a mundane and non-magical world, and I’m guessing that between the diaper changes, bottle warmings, and endless Cheerios, I haven’t been feeling magic at…

  • Five Ways to Break Through Creative Resistance

    Okay, so I was thinking about it, and while last week’s post discussed my own desire to break through my own creative resistance and fear, I didn’t really address how others can do this, which is kind of like cheating. After all, if the post isn’t useful to you, what’s the point? So, first, let’s…

  • Resistance is Futile! : Breaking Through Internal Resistance

    As I’ve been getting back into the writing groove this year, I’ve found myself floundering a bit when I found I was unable to focus on any one thing or any one project. I think most of us can recognize that this is a kind of resistance we all face in our creativity, a resistance…

  • Happy 2012! : Goal-Setting and Reflection

    So, are you a goal-setter, a year-in-review junkie, or a bit of both? I’m usually a bit of both, but this year I’m not quite sure what I want my goals to be, probably because I’m being pretty hard on myself for not achieving all of the things I wanted to in 2011. I mean,…