Before you can move forward with your writing career, leave behind pernicious myths of writing and publishing, so you can travel forward lighter and faster. Here’s myth buster, author and writing teacher, Catharine Bramkamp, to dispel five more writing myths.
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Before you can move forward as a writer, it’s important to leave behind many of the durable writing myths that slow progress as well as set you up for disappointment and frustration. Here are the first five of ten by author and writing teacher, Catharine Bramkamp.
How did you spend your April? How did you channel your creativity? Journey with author and poet Catharine Bramkamp and explore her fun expression.
Who hasn’t had nightmares of losing their work? What do you do when you’ve lost weeks, months, years of work? Explore the pain and perils of starting over with Catharine Bramkamp.
You need to promote your book , but as much as publishers would like to hire hoards of marketing professionals, few publishers have the budgets for such experts. Sadly, that mythical happy place where an author just creates books and bitches about the cover, are over.
Most writers journal because when it comes to writing, we are all in. We work on our novels while waiting for the traffic light to change. We keep journals handy by our beds. What else can journaling do?
She experimented with the coaching cliche: what would you do if you could not fail? Then discovered what happened when she did fail.
Social media feels less like a free-for-all democracy and more like trench warfare. You must have noticed — the war has escalated, and the soldiers, excuse me, artists, are sacrificed daily in a war of attrition.
We, as writers and artists, need to return to reading material that requires a bit more effort than watching cute cat videos. Okay, a lot more effort. Why? I’ll tell you…
Why Disappointing Books Are Still Helpful. I was intrigued by the promise of a newly released book on starting a new career at sixty. But I was disappointed.