Embracing vulnerability. How to be a better writer.

Embracing vulnerability. How to be a better writer.

Want to be a better writer? Then be a better person. I came across this statement years ago and I’ve never forgotten it. I only wish I could remember who said it. There’s no short cut with this one, but being a better person is great advice if you want to be a better writer. But what exactly does it mean? It doesn’t really mean be a nicer person, conforming to some moral code, doing good deeds. Although, perhaps, being…

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When is the perfect time to share your writing?

When is the perfect time to share your writing?

The perfect time to share your writing is a balancing act, for sure. I don’t know exactly where the idea came from (perhaps I just created it!) but I was plagued, for years, with the notion that in order to be a proper writer I ought to be sharing my writing on a regular basis and getting out there making connections and building networks. I put pressure on myself to join a writers’ group (hated it every time I went)…

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