Setting Writing Goals To Maintain Creative Motivation

Here is the key to effectively setting goals: set small ones that are easy to accomplish. It sounds like a cop-out, yeah, but we are far less likely to follow through with (or even start) something that seems hard.

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Prompt #13

Introduce your protagonist as they make a small, yet interesting choice.

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Editing: A Truth About Cutting

What you are writing has nothing to do with you-the-writer and everything to do with the story you are telling. What you want only matters to the extent that the story wants it too.

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Notes: A Poem

You can follow my shenanigans on Twitter @de_moira_lize!

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Prompt #12

Write a story or poem using only the first lines of the notes on your phone. Email your screenshots to writeintotheground@yahoo.com to have them featured in the Creative Content page!

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Prompt #11

Write a story where one character is a time traveler and the other is immortal.

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Creating Realistic Characters: Action, Love, and Hope

As it happens, these three things are also super relevant when it comes to developing your characters. And by developing your characters, I mean figuring what who the fuck your characters are, and what the fuck they’re doing.

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