Write what you know. Isn't that the tried and true advice given to writers? I think I really need to sit down and figure out what it is I know, and what I really want to write about. Horror? Dark Fantasy? Literary? Poetry? Am I stretching myself too thin if I try to conquer them all?
The comment made on my last entry on my website makes sense. Maybe I'm worrying too much about what I think people want to read. Of course, you have to keep your audience in mind. But not so much that it alters your originality, and expression of self.
I think my focus for the Star contest was all wrong, which is why I abandoned it. I was too focussed on trying to write something that I thought could win the tuition to Humber. Realistically, that is ALL WRONG, and not like me...Read More