Writing

15 Tips for Young Writers (and Old Ones, Too)

Originally posted May 18th, 2015 8:01:35pm @ nicolecrucial.tumblr.com. Everyone is saying that the first step to writing is to just do it, and that’s absolutely true. But sometimes writers—young writers especially—have trouble finding the time or the motivation to write. As someone who’s been there/done that, here are some actual things you can do to… Continue reading 15 Tips for Young Writers (and Old Ones, Too)

School · Writing

Are Creative Writing degrees really worth it for aspiring genre writers?

Originally posted Jan 26th, 2015 7:18:40pm @ nicolecrucial.tumblr.com. Today I made a phone call to what used to be my dream school. (Note: the phone call did not deprecate the school from “dream” status; it’s just that another strong contender came out of nowhere recently.) Said school is lovely: gorgeous campus with a delicious climate, awesome… Continue reading Are Creative Writing degrees really worth it for aspiring genre writers?