Today’s post is about the guilt-inducing, crippling phenomenon called imposter syndrome. Writers seem especially vulnerable to this, from Maya Angelou to Neil Gaiman to yours truly. Granted, the only award I've won for writing was from my university newspaper--but that's just the point. Awards, publications, accolades, and adoration don't make you a "real writer": only … Continue reading Fighting Imposter Syndrome With The Princess and the Pea
Writing tip of the day: raise your voice. This post isn't about singing or writing for someone else, but for discovering the voice that is authentically you and putting it on paper. I have three tips for you today! In The Paper Bag Princess, Elizabeth learns to use her words to defeat a dragon. She … Continue reading 3 Tips On Voice With The Paper Bag Princess
Cinderella’s fairy godmother was very clear about Cinderella's deadline: the magic would end when the clock struck midnight.