It can be a challenge to find engaging writing communities because a majority of writers are introverts. Even if you’re not an introvert, when a lot of your energy goes into your writing, it can be a challenge to make connections with other people—even if they’re other writers.
Author: Krista Soderland
Bringing real emotions into her writing is a skill Krista’s aspired to have longer than she’s known why it was important to her. Read her guide of “do’s” and “don’t’s” for how to access genuine emotions when writing.
The process of improving your writing through reading is cyclical: more engagement means more opportunities to see the world through a different lens, which leads to a desire to engage more. As a result, you learn to write engaging material for your readers, and who doesn’t want that? So let’s take a look at a few things you can start doing now to improve your writing through reading.
I don’t know about you, but self-care can be a challenge for me. It’s an oft-neglected part of our busy lives anyway, and then you add writing goals, and self-care moves ever further down the list of priorities. For the sake of all of us (myself included!), I’m here today to share my best self-care tips for writers.
Because I interact with many writers, I have a feeling that more than one person reading this right now is either experiencing their own dry spell or knows what it’s like. So I’d like to share with you some of the things that have helped me get back to writing after a dry spell, in hopes that they’ll be helpful for you now or in the future.