And here’s another good piece by Surat Lozowick, this one about the tools we use for writing. Isn’t it funny how easily we get caught up in the what and the why of writing (or anything creative for that matter) in the hopes to improve our work, all the while knowing that what will most affect our work for the better is to simply do it. We love to philosophize about writing and to study it and to think on it and to search out new tools to make writing more enjoyable, but we hate to shut up, sit down, and do some writing.

Tools of the Writing Trade