Author Archive: Maya

3 Famous Writers Who Have Overcome Hardship

By Maya Koparkar Sometimes, it can be hard to stay motivated as a writer. Maybe your writing isn’t garnering the reception or encouragement that you originally aimed for. Maybe you’re running out of ideas, stuck in a rut, or even facing blatant rejection. While these setbacks can be tough to overcome, they are things that […]

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15 of the Best Quotes About Writing

By Maya Koparkar One piece of advice you’ll get in writing workshops is to look to authors you admire for advice. It’s true: we take comfort in knowing that others have overcome common writing issues.¬†Check out these quotes from famous authors to get inspired! “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write […]

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Dealing with Writer’s Block

By Maya Koparkar It’s happened to every writer at least once in their life. You sit down, ready to start your writing adventure. As you manage to squeak out your first couple sentences, you find yourself drawing a blank. What should I say next? Where am I going to take this storyline? How am I […]

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Getting Started

By Maya Koparkar So you’ve decided you want to start writing. Good for you! The only problem is, you don’t know where to start. No worries. Getting started is one of the hardest parts of being a writer, but trust me, once you get started, you’ll be unstoppable. Look for inspiration. Have a favourite author/book/blog? […]

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