Non-Productive Writing

Non-productive writing: This is writing that you do because you want to, not because you have to. As opposed to unproductive, which leaves the bitter taste of self-reproaches of laziness and writer’s block, Non-Productive Writing can actually build your self-esteem as it builds your skill set. How many of us really take the time to … Continue reading Non-Productive Writing

No Response

Send a letter. No Response Submit an idea. No Response Leave a message. No Response Speak your heart. No Response In a time of disconnection, people lay blame at the feet of technology. We’re all too busy. Running Shopping Talking Meeting Greeting Cleaning Fleeing Filling Every moment So we never have to feel The sting … Continue reading No Response

Piggy Bank in Hand

Poverty Mindset (An Article In Response to ‘How to Lose a Third of a Million Dollars Without Really Trying’)

There was an uproar this morning as publishing professionals all over the internet raged over the Medium article: How to Lose a Third of a Million Dollars Without Really Trying . People who work in an often thankless job for little pay are understandably upset that the author suggests that it was their responsibility to help … Continue reading Poverty Mindset (An Article In Response to ‘How to Lose a Third of a Million Dollars Without Really Trying’)

Before Pen Hits Paper

A new series of articles on the process of bringing  the idea for a story to a fully fleshed out pre-draft outline will be appearing on Medium under my user name @andreacrossett. The first article, and introduction to the project is available now at the following link: Before Pen Hits Paper