By Lauryn Trimmer, Student Contributor Maybe you’re two-thirds of the way through your novel… and you hate it. Or you’re almost finished with the rough draft, but it feels like everyone else wrote a better story than yours. You wish…
By Hannah McManus, Guest Contributor I have always been creating stories. I thought I always would. So I was blindsided when my seemingly endless stream of creativity dried up, leaving me in a creative dry spell that lasted nearly three years.
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer There are many reasons why young writers stall. And it’s hard to watch, as a parent and teacher. What do you do when your son or daughter loses momentum with The One Year Adventure Novel course?
By Sarah Noe, Guest Contributor At the beginning of last summer, the words stopped coming. I couldn’t understand it. I loved my characters, but they came out on the page flat. My prose was clunky. The theme, which I cared about, wasn’t strong enough to hold up the struggling plot. I was devastated.
Emily Tjaden, Guest Contributor Emily, a long-time student with The One Year Adventure Novel, recently experienced a breakthrough in her struggle with writer's block. We asked her to share it with us—because, let's be honest, we all wrestle with this monster sooner or later!