writing tips

April 27, 2017
your writing career

Nix This Word and Watch Your Writing Career Skyrocket

Did you know you can change the course of your writing career by removing one word from your vocabulary? Sounds too good to be true, but […]
January 8, 2017
opening lines

3 Templates for Opening Lines that Ensnare, Captivate, and Enthrall

Sometimes, the hardest part of writing a story is crafting opening lines. The way you begin your story, whether it’s a short story, novella, or novel […]
October 10, 2016
apocalyptic writing event

3 Tools to Survive An Apocalyptic Writing Event

Can you survive a terminal writing event? What would you do if you woke up one morning to discover all your writing had disappeared overnight? Every […]
July 17, 2016
free writing infographic

Free Writing Infographic: Ten Commandments of Writing

I love infographics. I especially love infographics about writing. And there’s nothing better than free writing infographics! Yes, the “F” word — the one I use […]
March 28, 2016
speak no evil in your writing

Eff This: The Trick to Using Profanity in Your Writing

Using Profanity in Your Writing Stephen King is perhaps one of the most outspoken advocates of using foul language in writing. I once attended a lecture […]
March 15, 2016

5 Elements of Fierce Writing (#5 Will Make You Smile)

Don’t have time to read? Listen instead! Click the media player to hear now or the icon to download for later. [wpdm_package id=’11125′]   Every writer […]
March 4, 2016
meat loaf concert

Meat Loaf Wisdom: What a Classic Rock Band Can Tell You About Writing

Don’t have time to read? Click below and listen instead or download using the button and listen later!     [wpdm_package id=’11087′]   I’m tired of words […]
March 1, 2016
Timing breaks for increased writing productivity

The 17 Minute Trick That Boosts Writing Productivity

Not all writers have an entire day to devote to their craft, but if you do it’s worth it to figure out when your brain is […]
February 25, 2016
Director's clapper for take three writing prompt

Video Writing Prompt – The Take Three

Here’s a fun and easy way to fit some quick writing into your day. Check out this super fast (only 1 minute–I am getting faster!) video and […]