Seth Godin writes about business, but I often find his ideas relate to writing, too.
Your Big Idea :: Seth Godin
“Craft tells us how we see the world.”
25 Essential Notes on Craft from Matthew Salesses :: LitHub
“Then there’s the reader’s experience of time—how the reader experiences the forward movement of the story…It’s like pacing, only from the perspective of the reader rather than the writer. That is, pacing is what the writer believes she’s doing; reader time is what the reader actually experiences. Kind of like the difference between cooking a meal and eating it.”
Character Time and Reader Time :: WriterUnboxed
The good old days!
Why You’re More Creative in Coffee Shops :: BBC
How every book begins: “You can’t be content with mastery; you have to push yourself to become a student again.”
Learning to Play the Fool :: Austin Kleon
“In my many seasons of terrible jealousies, the most wrenching occurred when I was in college, craving to get through and get on with my writing career. I watched a classmate achieve my dream. She published a novel, dazzled the literary world, and collected constant rave reviews. Every bookstore displayed towering mountains of her best seller.”
A Startling Remedy for Jealousy of Other Writers :: Read Write Thrive
Thanks to a young reader named Anna and her librarian friend, Carol, for bringing this one to my attention!
Writing for Theater and Film :: Theater Seat