Writing Tip #2-Brave & Vulnerable

I love writing. I love teaching. I love teaching writing. I love listening to writers talk about their manuscripts. I love problem solving with writers. I love the delicacy and boldness of writing. These tips are things I’ve learned over the years that have held me in good stead and kept me going through the hard dry times. I hope they help you.

And hey they are only one minute long. Click here.

(aargh…YouTube, you are testing my vanity.)

“Brave and vulnerable. When people ask me what it takes to be a writer, I say you have to be brave and vulnerable. Brave because you are about to create a world on a blank screen or sheet of paper and vulnerable because, I think for that story to be successful you have to touch the reader’s heart and to touch the reader’s heart you have to be willing to be vulnerable and go to the deep places inside yourself.”