Posts Tagged ‘author delusions’

On Flexibility

I’m heading to the gym in an hour, part of my quest to develop flexibility. You know you gotta have it, or your body gets soft and doesn’t work as well. But lately I’ve been thinking about how important it is to stay flexible in our writing lives.

Flexibility entails things like:

  • acknowledging the changes in publishing and adapting to them
  • practicing a variety of writing formats such as blogs, and out-of-genre pieces
  • learning deeper writing lessons such as structure and tone or whatever it is you’ve been winging all these years
  • abandoning romantic myths of the writing life Read More…