It is completely cliché to say that everything changed for me this year. But it’s true.
When it comes to writing, I am a beginner. I mean, I’ve been writing on blogs since I was 14 and making up stories since I was very small and writing in some sort of journalistic mindset since I was in my mid-teens, but make no mistake, I am still a total beginner.
Screenwriters John August and Chris Mazin do podcast called Scripnotes. In their latest episode, they address the real reasons behind “writer’s block”. “Writer’s block” is an overused term. When a writer claims to be suffering from it, he is usually wrestling with some combination of three common problems: procrastination, perfectionism, and fear. “Writer’s block” is … Continue reading The truth about writer’s block
Grace Lahive is a second-year McGill Arts student who has already published a novel called Rocketry Absurd. In an interview with Leacock’s, she gives out some sound writing advice:
“I think the most important thing is that you have to write every day. […]”