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If you've ever stared at your keyboard, lamenting how much your writing sucks, good news! You found us. And we're here to tell you to snap out of it. 

STRONG HINT: Your writing does not suck. You're just not done yet.

So, whether you're a new penmonkey or a seasoned word-slinger looking for new perspective, listen in and find some nuggets to nudge you along until you find your own momentum.  

Aug 10, 2020

The middle of your story is the biggest chunk and, for many, the most challenging. The group discusses ways to tackle this section through different approaches that ultimately come down to the same principles.

Anne talks about chopping it up into two sections, Tracey discusses the importance of getting the story all down to see where you can tweak structure, and Jess invents yet another word/definition for them to torment her with.


QUOTE: “Worrying won’t stop bad things from happening. It just keeps you from enjoying the good.” – currently Unknown



- The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

- Mabel Opal Pear by Amanda Hosch

- Save the Cat by Blake Snyder

CREDITS: This episode of Your Writing Does Not Suck was recorded and edited by Anne M. Belen.