On Writing

Why we fear writing?

I ask myself that every-fucking-time an idea runs through my head. Why write this?! Who the fuck is going to read it?! Will this be just another message in a bottle? Will it reach a destination? And if so, will they cherish the writing? Fuck! What’s the fear? Not get published?! Not being liked?! Not reaching a Stephen King recognition?! Fear does not drive out writing. It only prohibits us from it. One of my …

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On Writing

Death of a Character

When I say “death of a character” I do not mean IT dying in our pages. No. I meant IT dying in our minds. It sounds weird, right? But this thought came to me after reading a “writer’s block” post, and it said “let the story brew in your head for a while”. How long is a while? I had this amazing idea in ’09; but I could not take off with it! It was …

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