There is a question all writers should confront at some point during their writing life:
What sort of writer do I want to be?
Because, of course, there are a number of different types of writer. Perhaps the question should be: “What do I want from my writing life?”
Believe it or not, this is something nearly all writers fail to ask themselves. I know, we all start off writing as a bit of a hobby. Most of the population can physically write, putting letters together to form words, and words together to form sentences. That’s a basic function many can handle.
But writing seriously? Learning how to write productively, and with a purpose and with an intention to gain an audience?
To align with this blog’s title, one of the choices fiction writers should make is: do we want to write genre or literary fiction?Continue reading →