To put it in layperson’s terms: Ready Writer Mag is for writers, and writers tend to be voracious readers. So if 70% of our audience are on Pinterest, then it makes sense for us to set up shop, there too.
When I was writing Eyo, I got carried away with creating a complex 10-year-old character, because I thought I would gain literary credits for doing so. When I got in over my head, I went back to the synopsis.
I struggled with descriptions, because I thought they were too difficult. And, if truth be told, I was worried about adopting tired cliches – ‘the tawny specks in her drowning eyes’ is an extreme example, but one that gets the point across.
With so many demands on our time, it may seem like keeping a journal is another thing on the never-ending to do list. But, once you get in the habit, you’ll find that scheduling in time to work on your writing project won’t seem like such an impossible task, because you already have the discipline from writing a daily journal.