Tag Archives: Journals

Writer Dad in the Virginia Quarterly Review

The Review Review just highlighted a new series from VQR, “Writer Dad.” Here’s the second installment with Ro Cuzon. And the first with Tobias Buckell.

I read both of these, and I could relate completely. I’m a writer dad, myself. Both these guys seem to say the same thing: You’ll find time. And kids add to your creativity.

Looking forward to the next one.

Keep a Journal and You’ll Never Be Blocked

Every writer probably knows this already, but keeping a journal, diary, or just a notebook handy to jot down thoughts and impressions, pieces of dialogue overheard, etc., is an incredible tool. I found this old article from Psychology Today that states the case more profoundly in terms of maintaining creative flow.