One of the best tools in a writer’s toolbox is the ability to turn reading into writing. By this, I mean using what you read to form a basis for what you know about writing itself. And in particular, what you know about good writing. By reading widely, you can transform all
In this episode of The Graucast, author Victor Salinas and editor Leigh Anne Cassell discuss battling many people’s most common enemy. Themselves. Self-doubt is an affliction that can eat away at us. It especially affects those of us involved in competitive or creative fields. Think athletes, artists, musicians, and business owners.
There are many things you really can’t learn in school. Writing, like all art, is one of them. Sure, you can learn technique from formal instruction, but you can’t learn to be an artist that way. Art takes finding your voice, your vision. It’s a journey of introspection and of expression. Teaching