I encourage you to keep writing, for your writing may actually be a remedy for the sorrow, fear, confusion, empty-headedness, and aching hearts — yours and others’.
Shifting the way you think about your book goals can help you get to the end more easily.
A simple-sounding “10-5-1” plan can help you finally get started on that nonfiction book you’ve been thinking of writing.
With so many demands on our time and energy, how can we successfully engage with our creative work so that we don’t squander our “one wild and precious life”?
Writing is hard work, and no one knows this better than the people who do it faithfully, passionately, relentlessly, day after day. So how do they do it?
Writers come to workshops for a variety of reasons – support, alliance with other writers, to grouse about the business of publishing, and for critique. Is a workshop right for you?
These Write Angles pieces are supposed to offer advice about writing. It was my turn to contribute a piece and I debated the subject. Should I write about how to write memorable characters or good dialogue? Give advice on writing a memoir, or discuss what makes a compelling story? After getting up from my desk…
Is your inner critic keeping you from writing? Here’s how to calm the negative voices so you can stop procrastinating and get to work!
I have to wait for inspiration to write. Only writing that comes out of a rush of inspiration is true or good. Inspiration is great but you can’t wait for it. Your best chance of being there when it happens is to set up a regular, daily writing practice. I can’t write until I figure…