Get Started Writing Fiction: Try These 2 Tips

At our last writers’ group meeting we gained several new members. They’re all new to writing fiction. We discussed how to get started. Writing fiction: trust yourself Even if you’re new to writing fiction, you know the basics of what makes a story. You’ve been watching TV and movies most of your life, so you … Read more

Procrastination: 3 Tips To Avoid Its Dangers

Procrastination: 3 Tips To Avoid Its Dangers

Procrastination is sneaky. By combining the use of a bullet journal with healthy habits, I thought I’d conquered that particular lifelong bad habit. Not so. For the past few weeks I’ve dithered on several projects. Why? Finally it occurred to me that I’d dropped a good habit, because I forgot to do it, every day. … Read more

Writing A Novel: 3 Tips To Find The Courage To Write

Writing A Novel: 3 Tips To Find The Courage To Write

You’re writing a novel. Except you’re not… days pass, and you can’t even look at the words you’ve written. Why is writing a novel so hard? While there are dozens of ways to finish a novel, there’s really only one way: start writing. Stop when you’re done. You might also consider doing it your way. … Read more

Giving Up On Writing Fiction: 5 Tips To Keep Writing

Giving Up On Writing Fiction: 5 Tips To Keep Writing

How do you keep writing fiction when you want to give up? On some days you don’t want to write. That’s fine. Take a break. But what happens if it’s not just a mood, and you feel as if you should give up fiction now because you’re wasting time, money, and energy? Before you give … Read more