The best writers prove they’re the best even when writing about how hard writing is for them. Witness this quote from John Steinbeck:
And this from a man who created some of the most beautiful writing, some of the most memorable characters, and some of the most heart-wrenching stories of the twentieth century.
Meanwhile, today instead of writing, I’ve been engaged in “the writing life.” It started when I spotted a link in my Twitter feed to a nice article by Lauren Sapala, “5 Simple Tips for the Writer’s Website.” The tips are all worth implementing; in fact, most of them are things I’ve been advocating among my writing friends for some time—although, when I took a closer look, I found my own site didn’t actually have all the elements I’d been recommending. Ooops! Continue reading