Writing Takes Time

by Ann Marie Williams © 2021 Writing takes time. Simple, I know.  But I didn't realize I hadn't fully accepted this until last year when I quit agonizing over how long it was taking to fix aspects of my story.  Once I accepted that it would take a while, I started making breakthroughs far quicker … Continue reading Writing Takes Time

A Solution Exists

by Ann Marie Williams, © 2020 One of the biggest roadblocks to my writing doesn’t stem from plot holes, character arcs, or finding ways to hide exposition.  It’s that little voice that whispers, “There might not be a solution to this.”  I firmly believe there is a solution for every problem a story encounters.  That … Continue reading A Solution Exists

Dealing with Critiques and Rewrites: Try to Find Something Actionable in Every Critique You Receive

Except from Screenplay Competitions: Tools and Insights to Help You Choose the Best Screenwriting Contests for You and Your Script by Ann Marie Williams © 2019 It’s important to realize that you don’t have to take every suggestion from every critique you receive. However, if you find that you’re disregarding all your critiques, then it could be because you’re too … Continue reading Dealing with Critiques and Rewrites: Try to Find Something Actionable in Every Critique You Receive