Writing Into What You Love 1: Tropes

Hello fellow writers, and this month’s theme is about how writing into what you love can motivate you, when your writing needs a vitamin shot. The full video has just been added to the Complete Freelance Writing Course, section 11, Motivation For Freelance Writers, lecture no 56.

Inspired by a talk given by a bestselling writer, who is also a cognitive scientist, I describe in this video how identifying tropes that you love as a reader, and listing them, can help restore your writing mojo. For those of you who love charts, there’s one you can make…

Once onto this subject, it totally revved me, so there’s a part two to this coming soon, based on a book I wrote a few years ago.

I do hope you are all well and that your writing crackles on. It’s been a busy time here, with writing workshops in the planning and a short story just published, but more about that in the next couple of months.

Meanwhile please do get in touch if you’ve a question, update on progress, or just like to say hi… you know by now I love hearing from you. Welcome too, to all new students and you’ll get updates here about once a month.