Writers Write or Writers Finish?

Christina Ranallo Uncategorized, Writing Tips 3 Comments

Let’s start with a premise that writing is a craft like carpentry. The writer, like the carpenter is a craftsman who must work at the craft in order to achieve the level desired. The better the craftsman, the better the product: a handmade chair by the carpenter, and a final manuscript by the writer. How does one get to that …

Writing: Agony or Ecstasy?

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  Raymond Carver said: “Writing’s not terrible, it’s wonderful. I keep my own hours, do what I please. When I want to travel, I can. I’m doing what I most wanted to do all my life. I’m not into the agonies of creation. “ So why is it that so many writers show up at our writer’s groups with pained …