As a writer, I try to do my best. I always work to improve my writing, to learn new strategies and techniques, and to make every book I write my best. But great writing isn’t something that can be developed by reading about it and studying other writers–mostly it comes from experience. This leads to a problem. What point is there to even begin writing if you know it’s not going to be great? What if you never even reach greatness? Worse yet, what if you become one of those tra
children’s books and poetry, and this week I’m going to take a look at what I’m doing right this minute: article writing. I’ve been writing articles pretty constantly since I first got a job as a content creator at Comic Booked.com in 2012, and now it’s something that I can do pretty easily several times a week. I find it more organized and laid back than fiction, and therefore easier to pump out, and because of that I’ve noticed a healthy change in my own writing lifestyle.
What lots of people don’t realize is that poetry isn’t as simple as rhymes and meters. Real, good poetry demonstrates an absolute command of language and words, knowing how to use the sounds of the words themselves to communicate what you are saying, as well as the rhythm and syllables. It’s hard to write a truly good poem, even a haiku. I’ve been going through another phase of poetry lately–reading it, writing it, and even submitting it to several publications. In this proce