inspiration, muse, music, profanity in writing, writer's block

Music (muse•ik) n. 1 a combination of tones that inspires the muse

I don't know many writers, if any, that don't use music to work their craft. With NaNo in the now, it might be more important than ever to keep up pace and work through blocks. A number of songs have inspired my writing (I listed a few of them below) and so I thought I’d… Continue reading Music (muse•ik) n. 1 a combination of tones that inspires the muse

profanity in writing

F**K

Profanity. Curse words. Swearing. Where does it have its place in writing? Is it censorship? Or should we be developing other ways to express our characters and their situations? Some abhor it, call it lazy and/or uncreative, but I know Shakespeare, Hemingway, John Grisham (who is a Christian) and King would disagree. They are, after… Continue reading F**K