6 Books that Taught Me How to Write Better

6 Books that Taught Me How to Write Better

Last week, I picked up a book that promised to teach me how to write a novel. Yesterday, I threw it across the room. I was only half-way through when I began skimming in earnest, and by the end I was so sick of it, I didn’t even bother reading the names of the...
Fear of Writing

Fear of Writing

My name is P.S. Hoffman and I’m afraid of writing. It’s a subtle thing, a small thing that’s hard to notice, but it’s always there. In between every word, there is a pause, a tick where I’m not sure if I can do it, I’m not sure if I can write the next. I’m afraid I...
Do Writers Talk to Each Other?

Do Writers Talk to Each Other?

Most of the people I’m connected with on the internet are writers: Best-selling novelists, bloggers with heavy clout, and budding new writers.Sometimes I wonder, do the authors and bloggers I follow on twitter know each other? I mean, really know each other. Do they...