Neil Mach

Author – Fantasy Realism

mind stretch

A marathon runner doesn’t merely put on her shoes and run 26 miles… a marathon runner takes time to warm up — she does “stretches” and probably scoffs a banana and sips water before she sets out on her endurance event. She checks her laces are tight and that she has all her gear with …

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Magical Thinking

What is magical thinking? Here’s how to use magical thinking in your fiction…

Writers: dealing with the confidence crisis #selfesteem #selfconfidence #writingwithconfidence

Dealing with criticism (you can sweeten it by calling it feedback, comments, or impressions if you want… but they all amount to the same thing: disapproval) is never an easy thing because it can poison your soul and destroy what you love most: your creativity. The reason criticism hurts so much is that an artist …

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dealing with creative blockage

It not the diligent effort of writing that has become a burdensome, but a lack of brilliance in your conceptualization! Here are 7 tips to help you deal with creative blockage…

Sooner or later you will get to the point where you have to write a purpose-filled death for one of your main characters… but how will you write the death without shtick and cliché?

How does a #storyteller write acoustically? How will acoustic writing help the development of your novel? #preptober #NaNoWriMo2020 #amwriting #amprepping