The Importance of Saying “No”

This isn't exactly a writing-related topic, but it's important, especially for people like me. That is, people who have difficulty saying "no". First, a bit of backstory: I am a pretty timid person. I try to avoid confrontation, and I only recently (as in, in the past year) really learned how to say "no" to … Continue reading The Importance of Saying “No”

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Before You Edit…

After finishing the first draft, it's normal to want to celebrate. Go ahead, grab some snacks and/or drinks of your choice. Go out to dinner with your friends or family. Pat yourself on the back, take a few days off if you've been working nonstop for a while, and generally enjoy yourself. Then it's time … Continue reading Before You Edit…