Below is the complete collection of Molly Tinsley’s Muze Taps, advice columns that tackle the various challenges faced by creative writers.
The Writer’s Notebook
Creative writing begins with creative perception: an alertness to the world around. There is always something bizarre, funny, heartwarming, orRead more.
The Other D Word
Asked what they consider their greatest writing challenge, my workshop participants always cite discipline: if inspiration doesn’t find its wayRead more.
Writers hear voices–a provocative sentence or two bubbling up in the mind’s ear; a created, or remembered, character beginning toRead more.
Right Brain, Left Brain
Creative writing draws on two separate processes. Because they happen in different parts of the brain, trying to perform themRead more.