Are You Too Old (or Too Young) to Become a Writer?

Are You Too Old (or Too Young) to Become a Writer?

Are You Too Old (or Too Young) to Become a Writer? This post was originally published in March 2016, and updated in August 2020. An email from an Aliventures reader landed in my inbox with the subject line, “Am I too old to become a writer?” I opened it up, assuming...
How to Start Writing a Novel: Get Inspired and Get Going

How to Start Writing a Novel: Get Inspired and Get Going

How to Start Writing a Novel: Get Inspired and Get Going This post was originally published in April 2016 and updated in July 2020. You’d like to write a novel … but how do you even begin? I’m not thinking here about ways to write a great opening (if that’s what...