Take a Break, Remember Why

Taking a break from writing can be useful to refresh your ideas. There are many writers who advise to leave the synopsis, or an idea pitch for awhile, and when you return to your writing you can develop it with a new perspective. This is why we haven’t been writing a new post for our blog since the beginning of April. We have spent so much time on Continue reading

Listening To Music While Writing

I write I write I write…

This was how I start writing if I do not feel like writing at the moment. My Playwriting Professor taught the technique, telling that if you start writing, anything, the rest will come. I agree that in order to write, you need to start writing. Maybe it is not that simple, but the first step brings the rest.

Even though inspirations are helpful for new ideas and sentences, you cannot wait for inspiration to write. Continue reading

The Rhythm of Silence

When I was in high school I was very interested in short movies and directing; I was reading books about directing, learning how to use camera, and after some point I even delved into details about best camera lenses. After years, I forgot what I learned about the technical details, but I still remember one of the books I read. It was On the Composition of the Short Fiction Scenario by Sergei Eisenstein. At the time I did not know anything about Eisenstein, except that Continue reading

Write Down Your Inspirations – A friend once told “I have a desire to write at worst times.”

A friend once told “I have a desire to write at worst times.” Probably it is the case for many people who like to write. I too want to write when I really do not have time. It seems like the inspiration is waiting the busiest times to whisper in my ear. A single sentence in a class discussion, a line of the news or the rhythm of a music can be an inspiration.

Inspiration sometimes comes in a sentence or an idea that is a part of a story. The best way is Continue reading