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Talent or Toil

Posted on April 9, 2020 by Franklyn Helfinstine
As in every endeavors, toil is essential to succeed and much more so on paper.Work or its habit may be the mother of talent.A writer must labor over his craft until it becomes strength, and the only path the writer can form this efficacy is by working at it, sitting at one's desk or computer and writing.Like any work, this involves the expenditure of time--time spent writing, time spent thinking, time spent practicing the craft of writing, and time spent deliberating in what to create and how exactly to write it...

When Getting Stuck Goes Amuck

Posted on March 6, 2020 by Franklyn Helfinstine
Having writer's block is normal and may appear in various fashions:Having too little focus (Lacking a specific topic and premise to create about)Aiming to do way too many things while writing, such as talking on the telephone and doing the laundryBeing distracted by others while trying to createLacking time allocation to writingDon't worry.Writer's block can be overcome.What exactly are some exercises to help overcome writer's block?A method is to get beyond your mind and interrupt your dormant pattern...

The Blank Mind

Posted on February 15, 2020 by Franklyn Helfinstine
Many writers stare at the blank page or clean screen and await inspiration with a sense of hopelessness.That white page or screen is definitely challenging to fill, also it probably will continually be for some writers.Writing is fatiguing work since it is the way to obtain great stress, great concentration, great thought, and an excellent expenditure of energy--mental, emotional, and physical.Writing is stressful since it requires the writer to keep yourself updated that others will read what one writes and therefore pass judgment onto it...

Writing is a Discipline

Posted on January 5, 2020 by Franklyn Helfinstine
If a writer considers writing to become a task, he/she is doomed to failure.Because it cannot be an activity, then the facts? This is a discipline.What does which means that?A discipline means development, and which means preparation.So a writer must prepare to become a writer and which means study, study of the English language--its words, its structure, its syntax, and its own style.This is the groundwork a writer must follow all his/her life...

The Daily Rite

Posted on December 28, 2019 by Franklyn Helfinstine
If you intend to be considered a writer, you then must write - you need to write something each day.If possible, have a recognised time and energy to write each day.Budget your time and effort to create that period available even though it is just a few minutes.You will end up surprised just how much it is possible to write in a brief period of time.This writing must have a dual purpose: first, to boost your writing skills, and, second, to record your opinions...