Your Art is crap…but that’s okay

I’ve been putting it off for too long. Let me fill you in: I wrote a novel four years ago. My first reaction? Hell YEAH! Take that Stephen King. Eat my dust JK Rowling. James Patterson—who’s that?! So there it was, a completed manuscript, in my hard drive, fermenting in digital soy sauce. And you know what? I was happy. I was exuberant. I was feeling like a freakin’ genius. I read it last week.   It was crap. Damn… I’ve written a few rudimentary novels in my twenty-seven years alive. I really cared about this one. That’s why it … Continue reading Your Art is crap…but that’s okay

Three steps that have made me a better writer

I have a lot of flaws as a writer. I don’t finish what I start. I read really slow. I think too much about style, rather than substance. And yes…I get lazy. I’m far from a perfect writer. But there is one thing I do know. I know how to change it. Ever since I graduated from University last year, I’ve made writing a part of me full time. I’ve continued to ask myself: Who am I as a writer? What do I want to say? And even, how do I help others create theirs?  Right now, I only have … Continue reading Three steps that have made me a better writer