It’s that time again. Time to dredge up pledges I made to myself last year and see if I actually did any of them, so here we go.
When people say “the arts,” most of the time, they’re referring to the fine arts, including music, drawing, painting, etc. Writing does belong to those arts, but along with writing, music goes hand in hand. It’s important to find the music that helps you most in writing, if that’s your cup of tea.
Now that NaNoWriMo is over, if you have finished your novel, you’re going to be setting into the re-write stage pretty soon. I’m still working on finishing mine, so it’ll be a while. The rewrite stage is the hardest part, in my opinion. It’s not just editing out commas and weird sentence structures. It’s taking your story, tearing it apart, and building it back up again.