More stupid fiction writer tricks

Erin Fitzgerald
2 min readNov 3, 2021
Even though the cat stole my seat cushion, I’m still ambivalent about Ass in Chair.

Keep a list of low stakes activities that interest you. Star the ones about which you’re reasonably sure you’ll never have to care what other people think of your performance in them.

You know how they say that depression isn’t always about feeling sad, and anxiety isn’t always about feeling anxious? What if the adjectives you think of when you’re most critical of your work aren’t about feeling those…