Identifying opposing elements in your work can expose underlying conflicts and reveal potential themes.
Anna Barker I recently wrote a story for a collection I’m working on at the moment. It was going well — so well, in fact, that the short story grew and became a novella. I got to around 22,000 words,…
If you're stuck in your writing, try some freewriting to help liberate your thoughts and allow you to get on with it.
Freewriting is not only useful at the ideas stage but is also a fantastic tool for making connections in the structure of your work.
Sometimes, it's hard to see the wood for the trees in your writing. Here's a way of achieving an overview of your project to help to keep you on track.
Writing may be hard mental work but the graft and the craft need to be enjoyed too.
This is how to harness the power of your unconscious to help you with writing assignments and problem solving in general.
It's best to write in a way that is simple, direct and comprehensible, so that your argument shines through.
If you find it hard to start writing, don't worry. Just start by scribbling down your ideas to get into the flow. You can rewrite and edit your work later to ensure it is accurate.
How can snap out of writer's block? Leave your laptop on the table and try a physical approach to work your way into your writing.