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.
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“This writing tip comes from the great Marion Dane Bauer. Give yourself permission to write the end of your story. Seriously. Sometimes when we are in the dark long middle of a manuscript, we get glimmers of the ending. We feel where we want the story and our beloved characters to end up. Go ahead. Write it. Yes, it may change but sometimes writing the ending is like a creating a homing device so that when you return to the middle, you know where you are headed. You know how to find your way home.”