May 7, 2017
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Using These Every Week Can Increase Your Writing Productivity

Is your writing productivity the pits? Are you working on a writing project you feel is never going to get finished? If it’s possible to rule a […]
January 22, 2017
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Getting Things Done: For Writers

Getting things done is a critical element to your success as a writer. The better you are at conation (a fancy word for the art of […]
November 13, 2016
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Live Lighter, Write Better

I learned how to write better this week by giving things away. I just read Put Your Life on a Diet: Lessons Learned from Living in 140 […]
August 15, 2016

Writing in the Dark: A Technique for Explosive Prose

Need to add impact to a pivotal scene in your novel? Try writing in the dark. Anyone who’s studied the effects of sensory deprivation knows they […]
August 8, 2016

Write Fast Now. Write Better Later.

Sometimes, I write fast. Other times, not so much. In fact, some days the tick of the clock in my office seems as horrible as Chinese water […]
July 10, 2016
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How to Write Faster Using Deadlines

Everyone wants to write faster, and with good reason. Learning to speed up your writing can help you by: Getting ideas out while they’re fresh. Keeping several […]
June 20, 2016
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Nix Word Count Woes with a Morning Dump

Word count — if you’ve ever written an article for pay or a sweeping work of epic fiction, you’re probably obsessed with them. In fact, if you’re […]
June 5, 2016
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The Writing Process Every Writer Needs

Writers are always searching for the perfect writing process. Some authors tell you follow one method or another; others swear there’s no need to follow any process at all. If […]
May 30, 2016
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The Book Starts Here: A (Simple) Writing Process That Works

Want a writing process that will get your book written fast? Don’t we all. And there are plenty of suggestions, programs, methods, and systems that claim to […]