Back To Writing Month: Final Thoughts

Writing is hard.

Writing is empowering.

Writing is a joy.

Writing is like having homework FOREVER.

Yet, I wouldn’t change anything about this. I wouldn’t want to change this talent, this gift, for anything in the wide world.

As I leave you at the end of this month to do other writing, leaving you empowered, strengthened and to be as bold as your pen allows you to be–know that you are well able to do all that you said you would.

Remember: You are able to write everything that you see.

Be aware of what it is you want to do, and desire to write and create that.

Lastly, if you are looking for permission to write, here it is.

Go write. The world is waiting on you.

HAVE YOU DONE THE READING?

I am honored to do this first (of many!) crossover event for THE WRITERS’ BLOCK PODCAST!

Follow The Writers’ Block Podcast and Written In Melanin Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play and Spotify!

The incredible C.M. Lockhart is champion of Black writers, as well as her own spaces: Written In Melanin Podcast.

For this cause, what began as an hour-plus conversation on her platform, became a two-part event which we covered erasure, discouragement, publishing, and the need of people whom don’t read (at all) whom try to argue with you.

Hint: If you have only read White authors, you are not well-read.

I am excited about this event because it is rare where Black writers can be candid, vulnerable, and open in a space where they will be heard before they can be criticized.

Here is to more conversations and more crossovers!

Back To Writing Month: Day 3

I am fond of saying on this side of the internet that you have to do your writer work.

Your writer work is anything related to the writing you are currently doing, including but not limited to research, freewriting, editing or brainstorming.

There is no getting around this!

There is no time like the present to get back writing. There is not greater time like now to look over the work you have to do in order do what you know what must be done.

Let’s get to work!

-JBH

Here We Go: Back To Writing Month!

Note: There will be 30 days of posts as well! Let’s get to work!

This is my favorite time of year!

This is the time of year where I get to do what I love to do–moreso!

This is month where I through my Coach cap on encourage the writers in my space to get back to the thing they forgot over the summer. Namely: writing.

So, for the next thirty days, there will motivation, encouragement, pop-up lives on my FB Page (Jennifer Bush-Harris), and writing prompts.

It’s a time to get ready for NaNoWriMo also!

Here we go! Let’s get to work.

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August 2022: ASPIRATIONS

As we finish the month of August, here are the ten things you may need or consider as you go on your writer journey:

1.) Believing in yourself is never a bad thing.

2.) Keep your goal in mind.

3.) Write for yourself first.

4.) Write because you love it.

5.) Envision where you want your writing to go.

6.) You are more talented than you think.

7.) Think where you want to go, and write yourself there.

8.) It is not a bad thing to dream exactly what you want.

9.) Don’t quit: you’ll never see what you are going after.

10.) Repeat.

I believe in you–keep going.