In Leslie Keenan’s clarifying, You Can Complete That Book, she offers five danger signs that the critic is in charge. She is speaking here to writers who are fairly far along in their process and are beginning to look ahead to having a completed work. As she writes, “let’s investigate how you can tell whether this voice is the critic or your editing self. How can you recognize which voice it is?
Okay, we’ve all heard the bad news about New Year Resolutions. We don’t keep to them, they make us feel bad about ourselves, they’re a waste of time. So now let’s look at some reasons New Year’s Resolutions might be a boon to the writer. Here are five of them.