Been so busy with my MA reading list that I forgot to post a link to my latest rambling over at Write Anything. This month’s theme was the dark side of writing and I chose to focus on that most dangerous of forces, the inner critic; the little voice in your head that so often tries to tell you that what you are writing isn’t worth pursuing, even before you’ve completed a first draft. Luckily. I’ve been reading Chekhov’s letters recently and the greatest of short story writers talks a great deal about how to fend off the devilish inner critic.

Read more about this in my post ‘Defeating Your Inner Critic the Chekhov Way‘ over at Write Anything.