writing Habits

March 16, 2019

Successful Writing Habits

Have two or more projects on the go: Speaking of writer’s block, having more than one project on the go is never a bad idea.
March 25, 2019
Coffee

Coffee

Did you drink a cup of coffee on company time this morning? Chances are that you did--for the midmorning coffee break is rapidly becoming a standard fixture in American offices and factories.
March 28, 2019

How To Create A Writing Schedule That Works

I’ve been working on it for a long time now, and this year I’ve borrowed ideas from the world’s most productive (and successful) authors. This is the closest I’ve ever come to a “bullet-proof” writing plan—it’s both realistic and ambitious.
March 30, 2019

Launching Your Book & The Other Aspects To Writing, Other Than Writing.

When you’re launching a book, your job is to find readers, engage with readers, write good books, and sell the heck out of said book(s). Here are a few rules from the world of startup businesses that will make the investment of time and energy worth your while.
April 6, 2019

How To Overcome Writer’s Block Forever!

If you’re struggling with writer’s block, don’t get discouraged. This happens to every great writer at some point, and it’s easy to overcome it.
April 7, 2019

How To Break Through A Slump or Stall In Your Writing.

You're sitting at your desk, staring at your computer. Maybe the chapter of your current project is up on the screen. Perhaps you don't have the freaking slightest of clues what to write next.
April 8, 2019

How To Write Great Dialogue & Have It Move Your Story Forward.

Realistic dialogue written well can advance a story and flesh out characters while providing a break from straight exposition.
April 11, 2019
Notebook

Why Writers Should Carry A Notebook At All Times & The Top 10 Notetaking Apps.

Do you carry a notebook in your pocket, or have you gone digital? It’s one of those writing tips that pops up everywhere — on lists of writing advice, in quotes bequeathed to us by the masters of writing, and even from the mouths of our teachers and professors: carry a notebook at all times.
April 13, 2019

How To Build TENSION In Your Story.

The stakes in fiction matter because stakes create tension. The protagonist’s ultimate happiness, perhaps even his life, depends on the outcome.