Writing is an odd art form. While for things like drawing and painting there are clear tutorials and guides, for writing it is really difficult to know if you are progressing in the way that you should. No on gives you clear references of what being a “good writer” should look like. It’s probably no surprise then that I’ve been asked on a couple of occasions: Is there a wrong way to learn to write? Am I doing everything wrong?
You’ve probably heard writing gurus, professional writers, and writing teachers all say it time and time again: If you want to be a great writer, you have to write every day. But is that true? I’ve been asked this a lot. The question often comes from people who are just starting out in their writing journey who feel daunted by the prospect of writing every day. That can be for a lot of different reasons, like: They’re busy with work/school/family They don’t know what they’ll write about They’ve got many other… Read More