Techniques of the Selling Writer – Fiction Strategy

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain This series of articles assumes you want to write stories and find an audience of loyal readers, who then influence new readers, who then themselves become loyal readers.  You can do that in your sleep, right? In order for us to tackle this, we have …

First Draft Embarassment

This is gonna be embarrassing, but I’m damned proud of two things today: 1.) After a few false starts, I closed my web browser and managed to keep it closed long enough to write a scene without distraction. No email, IM, games, reddit, news… nothing but Scrivener. 2.) I was actually able to save the self-judgement until after I finished typing out …