Reviewing, plotting and just writing

Why would I need to be either a plotter or a pantser? Why I had to decide between editing while writing or editing everything at the end? My search to find the right methodology

Book review: On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser

I really enjoyed the book. Even if I don’t intend to write a non-fiction book, it still had plenty of useful advice, useful not only for non-fictional writers but also for fictional writers. Check some of the best advice I was able to get from this book

Scheduling your priorities

I didn’t want to write about this until I knew what I was doing. I still don’t, but I’m improving. For years, I’ve tried to form a good daily writing habit. There had been periods of time when I had written almost every single weekday for months, and then months when I have written nothing.Continue reading “Scheduling your priorities”

No rules for the writing process

I struggled a lot with my first project. I read many books on the writing process and even attended some courses on it. I tried to be as systematic as possible and write by the rules.  I learned valuable lessons and this helped me get through the process and finish my manuscript. However, I didn’tContinue reading “No rules for the writing process”

When writing is only about writing

To be honest, I’d been stuck with my manuscript for months already. Recently, I wrote how I planned to practically start over from scratch. At the end, I decided to take a similar approach, go over it but not with editing eyes (I’ve edited those sentences so many times that I didn’t know if IContinue reading “When writing is only about writing”