This #WritingWithADD post might come unexpected, but we need to talk about hormones and ADD symptoms, namely, the effect of estrogen (estradiol) on brain function in people who menstruate. At the moment I’m going through another forced writing break. I used to call it writer’s block when it happened but I noticed people really didn’t… Read More Writing With ADD, Writer’s Block & Hormones
I love speculative fiction. I love writing it, and I love reading it, especially when it’s high on fantasy and mixes in elements of other genres. Worldbuilding is an important aspect for plenty of speculative fiction writers but there are varying ways to approach this. My approach is to have rich worldbuilding, but a density… Read More Writing Progress Update: W16 The Blood Maiden’s Covenant
Some tips for when you’re writing with ADD Writing is a struggle in an of itself, but even more so when you have ADD. It doesn’t have to be all bad though. There are some things you can do to help yourself.
So a little more general now, less about my WIPs and more about how the writing itself has been these last week. I’d really like to share a few words, because, oh my god, things went so unexpectedly well! Despite it only having been a couple of days of writing, it feels like I’d been… Read More Writing Progress Update
Writing when you have the concentration span of a goldfish My ADD is both a crux and a blessing to my writing. Listing every way that it influences my writing reminds me of how different things can be for me, and yet, nothing of my writing life seems at all unique.
Writing and ADD, do they mix? As much as every writer loves to write, we all know of the struggles the artform brings along with it. Writing is hard and many give up along the way. But what if you have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)? What is ADD, and how does that impact your writer’s… Read More Writing with ADD: What is Attention Deficit Disorder?