How to Talk to a Writer


humor in writingI’m madly working on my book launch, scheduled for March 7th. So, instead of writing a new article, I’m reposting this from a few years ago for anyone who didn’t read it then:

My efriend, Kirk Allmond, had a hilarious rundown of what NOT to say to a writer. Well, they were all true, but I still couldn’t stop laughing. Truisms like, “Leave a writer alone when they’re writing. You have no idea how difficult it is to enter the zone.”

So I decided to put together my own list of how to talk to a writer. See if you agree:

  • You can’t scare me. I’m a writer.
  • Patience and writing is an oxymoron
  • Patience and writers aren’t friends
  • Must. Remember. To. Eat.
  • Some days, writing looks a lot like work.
  • I successfully spelled ‘Worcestershire’ today in my book.
  • There are days I wouldn’t know a good plot twist…

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A Writer’s Guide… to Sword Fighting

This is really handy for my Steampunk Dragon Rider WIP. Thank you! Hopefully it will help others too!

Official Author Website of Ari Meghlen

This is part of the series of blog articles called “A Writer’s Guide…”, check out this article by writer Morgan Morrow on Sword Fighting.

A Writer's Guide to Sword Fighting by Morgan Morrow.  Image: 3 knights fighting

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