On Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life.” Anne Lamott via Brainpickings Spending more time reading inspirational writing about writing, then it hits you that all this reading is not getting your writing done. I blame Brainpickings, one of the mostContinue reading “On Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity”

Table for One

One of the singular topics of this course is understanding who you are writing for. There’s allusions to something called “reader personas,” which makes it sound like one has more than a single reader. Not likely at this stage. It feels like many (successful?) bloggers have a clear notion of who they’re writing for asContinue reading “Table for One”

Saying Hello

Why are you blogging publicly instead of keeping a diary? What topics do you think you’ll write about? Who would you love to connect with via your blog? If you blog successfully throughout the next year, what do you hope to accomplish? These are some of the suggested topics for our first post to shareContinue reading “Saying Hello”

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