An Unusual Technique to Bring Your Creative Writing Ideas to Life

Credit: Mike Carlino If someone isn’t what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own. Paulo Coelho offers wise words in terms of life and for writers seeking a way to transfer […]

How to Write Paragraph After Paragraph After Paragraph Without Stopping

Credit: Katie Krueger Writers handle numerous tasks, but what happens when writing isn’t one of them? You dart home from work with tons of ideas bouncing around your head and then you can’t find the will or the power to start rattling away on the keyboard. There are plenty of writers out there who can […]

Give Your Boredom Meaning

Is boredom chewing away at your creativity? Do you pick up a book whenever you get bored? Maybe you check your phone for any recent emails, Tweets or texts. We have a fear of being alone nowadays – a fear of being left with our own thoughts, so people look for distractions from the dark […]

20 Tips From The World’s Top Writers on Remaining True and Catering to Your Audience

Should you remain true to yourself or cater to your audience? Why and how? This is a question I asked to some of my favorite bloggers, writers and authors who are experts on self-publishing and creating a platform to reach audiences all over the world. All of the experts come through with amazing tips on […]

Is Your Writing a Ticking Time Bomb?

Photo Credit: Stuart Miles/ Has it been a while since you wrote on your blog? Is it the second year you promised yourself to submit to a romance or science fiction competition but the deadline passed again? Writing turns your life into a question. It doesn’t make sense that writing is so difficult compared […]

Too Tired to Write, But You Can’t Sleep?

Photo Credit: graur codrin / Do you have trouble sleeping because a remarkable idea keeps bouncing around in your head? Is the exhaustion of your day getting to the point that you find it difficult to put words on the page? Day jobs, school, family, kids, parties and daily tasks wear you out to […]

The Secret to a Writer’s Happiness

Intrinsic goals include: personal growth, relationships and helping others. Are you happy? In every aspect of your life? Is there one area of your life that stresses you out more than others? Consider re-evaluating your goals. According to the documentary “Happy” there are two categories of goals and values that people create for themselves in […]

Breaking Through Writing Solitude

Writing solitude – A nice picture from my time in Cinque Terra, Italy. 🙂 Do you get lonely when you write? Is there ever a moment when you wish you could be doing something else? Maybe you fall into the pressure of an alternative activity, even if it means finding company through the characters in […]

The Best Twenty Dollars You’ll Spend All Year

I’m writing this from Lucca, Italy on the first leg of my Italy/Switzerland adventure. Spark Your Creativity With A Leather-bound Notebook That Fits Your Personality. I’ve learned a handful of things that make Europe unique, but I will save that for my next blog post. This time I’m going to talk about a simple product […]

Instant Stress Relief For Writers: Feel Happier With One Quick Change

Photo Credit: David Castillo Dominici / Laughter is the best stress reliever. But how can someone initiate laughter? And how can you keep the stem of this laughter from turning into procrastination? I often think that I am doing myself a favor by simply watching a sitcom and laughing. After all, laughing releases endorphins […]