Click Clack Writing

The emotional journey of writing someone else’s memoir

The emotional journey of writing someone else’s memoir

Writing is soul work. It forces you to explore squishy, emotional areas that most people try to avoid. It’s highly personal. Memoir-writing amplifies that. And, if you're writing someone else's memoir, there's a whole lot of extra pressure that goes along with it...

Hey 80% of Writers: Your Verbs Are Boring

Hey 80% of Writers: Your Verbs Are Boring

The most exciting plot twists or action scenes can be slowed down by dull verbs. Don't let it happen to you! Here's why verbs are important and HOW to make them SHINE.

3 Clever (and 3 completely ordinary) Ways Of Keeping Up Your WRITING MOMENTUM

3 Clever (and 3 completely ordinary) Ways Of Keeping Up Your WRITING MOMENTUM

The excitement of a new writing project can buoy you for a while. You are pushed forward by the thrill of embarking on a new adventure, a brand new path. But, after a while, you may find yourself slowing down...How do you keep up your momentum?? I explore 6 ways...

What's your motive?

What's your motive?

What is the driving factor that motivates you to write a story? WHY do you want to do it?

This why should be at the core of your writing. When you’re feeling aimless, hopeless, or you’ve had one too many negative critiques from your writing group, return to your motive.

Right now, you might be thinking: Okay, great. But what in the ham sandwich is a writing motive?