The secret paradox of writing is that it seems like this essentially free-form, organic process. You sit down at a keyboard and magic happens, right? However, the process for successfully writing is nowhere near that fluid and to actually make your time spent writing, honing your craft and your talent, you have to have a more disciplined, organized approach. I know I’ve struggled with it in the past and must admit that it is always a constant effort to improve.
Here’s some ‘rules’ I recently came across that make a lot of sense. Some I have learned to master. Others.. yeah, not so great at them..