So here’s the deal. You’re a writer, right? And none of this “I’m an aspiring writer” or “I want to be a writer” nonsense. If you write, you’re a writer.
In any case, if you’re a writer, you’re going to need some tools. I don’t pretend to be famous, but I have been writing for a long time now. I’ve wrote for a newspaper for 4 years, have several blog posts here, tons on Medium, one over here, and about 200,000 words of fiction in my computer looking for a home.
I realized, though, when one of my friends asked me to help with his writing, I had a lot of trouble actually breaking down the process. Writing has long been a nearly unconscious effort to me for quite some time.
Still, there are a few things I’ve pulled out of the twisted metal that is my brain and salvaged.
Here are my best tips for writing on demand: