Writers Horoscope September 22: Keep an eye out for new opportunities.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

You’re not just a writer of novels or blog posts or weekly columns.

You are a listener. You’re a storyteller. You condense thoughts. You cut through blather and deliver a message. You’re a narrator. You ask the right questions. You catch details most people glide right past.

There is a need for you and your talents.

Take a look here and here. As a great man once said, “Hey, ya never know!”

 

 

 

Writers Horoscope September 20: Revamp your start to the day.

gratisography sprinters stance start the day

More and more research is pointing out the drawbacks of diving into email, the Internet, and directionless apps first thing in the morning. You might consider leading off with any combination of reading, writing, a little mindfulness, and some exercise. [Okay, coffee fits in there somewhere.]

But don’t take my word for it.

Srini Rao homes in on the topic with this article in Medium.

Here also is a quote from his Why Only is Better Than Best: “Once you become aware of how you’re spending your time, you’ll be amazed at how much of it you actually have at your disposal to develop better habits.”

image courtesy of gratisography.com

affiliate link notice

 

 

Writers Horoscope September 19: There’s room for more than one mentor in your life.

Getting a second, or third, opinion on your work may be just what you need.

Yes, too many cooks can spoil the…well, you know.

But, just in case, keep your eyes open for another writing sage in your life.

gratisography dog with glasses as mentor

Writing mentors need to look, well, writerly.

And will listen. Without too much judgment.

And won’t heap huge expectations on you.

A daily ride in the car? Sure. A bowl of kibble? You can handle that.

But remember: they need the writerly look.

Jeff Goins offers some serious tips on finding a writing mentor.

image courtesy of gratisography.com