Allen ginsberg may be able to write an epic poem without posthumous alterations, but I certainly cannot. Editing is a big part of the process and completely necessary to knowing your craft. Grammar isn’t always boring, correct usage adds emotion and context to what you’re writing and is important to the readability of a project. With a good understanding of the basics and the right community to turn to for help, editing can be one of the most engaging parts of the writing process.
It’s hard to keep writing if you can’t keep organized. If you find yourself losing track of characters, motivations, settings and smaller pieces that fit into the whole of a bigger project, you may benefit from some structure. The focus of section two is on organizing your projects with applications that outline progress and help you stay engaged at and away from the desk. Inspiration can be a fickle beast, and it’s best to be prepared when the beast comes to call.
This three-part series will introduce resources to facilitate the writing process. Whether you’re struggling with grammar, research, organization, character development or finding a like-minded proof-reader, having the right tools at your disposal can help to see your work from conception to production with minimum friction.
On January 30th, Smudges and Stains invites you to come celebrate local art in an evening that promises drinks and mixed music, appetizers and games. Dj Charlie Hustle and The Gaff will be headlining the event with art on sale provided by Jenna Mann, Shannon Heather, Rachael C. Meckling and other local talent. The night […]