‘Done is good’

One of my first editors a had a few catch phrases that were part of his everyday conversation. One he offered frequently was, “Done is good.” It was his reminder to meet deadlines. Jane Morrissey has put together a wonderful little post on finishing the first draft of your book (or poem or play).

Finish Your First Draft: 7 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block. 
http://www.janemorrissey.com/finish-your-first-draft/

Get inside characters

A friend of mine told me about The Emotion Thesaurus a few weeks ago. I bought it immediately. My favorite parts are the physical descriptions of emotional responses. I haven’t used it yet, but I’ve been clicking through it (I bought the ebook) and I know it’s going to come in handy.
Sarah Winter: Writing Tips: The Emotion Thesaurus.
http://www.sarahjwinter.com/2015/03/writing-tips-emotion-thesaurus.html?spref=tw&m=1