How to Create an Un-Schedule and Why You Should

    By Jennifer Blanchard Psychologist Neil Fiore, Ph.D., is famous for creating the “un-schedule,” which is basically the exact opposite of a schedule. Dr. Fiore created the un-schedule because he knew that all people—and especially procrastinators—often set up a schedule for themselves that is full of things they never end up completing. They then […]

Channel Your Emotions Into Your Writing

By Joe Williams Many writers are under the assumption that they’re head has to be perfectly clear to get into “writing mode.” They make excuses, such as “I’m too angry from having a bad day to write” or “There’s no way I can write now, I’m stressed out.” Something to remember, however, is that many […]

Get Your StoryFix Daily

By Jennifer Blanchard Yesterday on the blog StoryFix, creator Larry Brooks gave away one of the most useful tools I’ve found to date: The Single Most Powerful Writing Tool You’ll Ever See. This tool is essentially a list of everything you need to know about your story before you write it. This applies to writers […]

Let Song Lyrics Inspire Your Next Story

By Jennifer Blanchard If you’re anything like me, music is a big part of your life. I drive listening to music. I spend my disposable income on concerts and downloading songs to my iPod. I write while listening to music. Your life probably sounds similar to what I just described above (if you’re a music lover, […]

Update: Procrastinating Writers Is Getting a Makeover

Hey Procrastinating Writers readers, This post is an update to let you know that the Procrastinating Writers blog is going to be down (offline) for the next 3-4 days. We’re getting a makeover! The above image is our new logo. I am extremely excited about this makeover, because it’s been a long time coming. This logo […]