The Obsession with Monetizing Joy

"Some people say writers shoot themselves in the foot by romanticizing the process, and I couldn’t disagree more. Dismissing the cognitive magic of the written word is less a thesis on how writers glorify something that everyone can technically do and more a reflection of society’s propensity to treat writing as yet another aspect of our individuality that must be commodified."

Got a Premise? Good! Here’s What to Do Next.

Creating the idea for a show or movie starts the honeymoon period of creativity, but it will soon dissipate unless you know how it will end. The bridge between your premise and your ending is where the bulk of your story will grow. Feed it! (Photo by Cody Hiscox on Unsplash) Coming up with a Continue reading →

Dealing with Distractions as a Writer

I have had a problem since I started writing seriously in high school, and that problem is called computers.