I should be writing : a writer's workshop / Mur Lafferty.
By: Lafferty, Mur.Material type: BookPublisher: New York, NY : Rock Point, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 160 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1631063650; 9781631063657.Subject(s): Fiction -- Authorship | Authorship | Creative writing | Fiction -- Technique -- Problems, exercises, etc
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
I Should Be Writing is everything you'd hope to find in a writing workshop, condensed into one highly effective journal. It's time to stop dreaming about what you want to write and finally do it!
Let award-winning podcaster Mur Lafferty, who in the past has interviewed authors including John Scalzi, Neil Gaiman, Gail Carriger, Adam Christopher, and Kameron Hurley, guide you through the nuts-and-bolts process of honing your craft, including which writing myths to ignore , how to refine your creative process , listening to your inner muse while ignoring your inner bully , and more.
This book also contains writing exercises that will help the blossoming writer strengthen the writer's muscle of writing every day. These include everything from situational writer's prompts to lists of ideas writers should try to jot down between writing sessions.
With this helpful guide, you can make the phrase , "I've always wanted to write a story..." a thing of the past. Because you should be writing!
Includes bibliographical references.
Acorn writers, oak expectations -- Your tools -- Squashing myths -- All writing advice is crap -- Getting started -- Snips and spice, sugar and snails -- Second draft--silk purses from sows' ears -- Let it go.
"Writing talent isn't some superpower handed down friom on high. It's a skill that requires hard work, practice and focus in order to grow. Join ... Mur Lafferty as she outlines the steps necessary to become a better writer, including staying healthy, choosing writing materials that best suit you, and following your inner muse while ignoring your inner bully."--Back cover.