Write is a Verb–An Interview with Author Bill O’Hanlon (Part 1)

Bill O’Hanlon has written or co-written 29 books, including a book for procrastinating writers called Write Is a Verb: Sit Down, Start Writing, No Excuses. O’Hanlon is a Licensed Mental Health Professional, Certified Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He speaks regularly about writing and offers intensive seminars for people who want […]

How To Turn Off Your Inner Editor

By Joe Williams An inner editor is that voice inside your head that seems to pop up whenever you’re writing just to tell you your writing sucks or you need to go back and change that paragraph or rewrite that entire chapter, etc. In actuality, your inner editor is just you. And so what you […]

How To Move Out of Your Writing Comfort Zone

By Devon Ellington  For years, many freelancers have bought into the myth of the need to have a “niche” and “branding.” And many of these same freelancers are struggling in the economy, because they’ve written themselves into boxes where opportunities have dried up. You want to know how to make a living as a writer? […]

Do You Fear Failure?

By Jennifer Blanchard Last week’s post discussed fear of success. Fear of success’ evil twin sister is fear of failure. So what exactly is a fear of failure? A fear of failure is often the most paralyzing of the four main things procrastinators fear. It causes people to avoid the things they want to do […]

How To Stay On Track With Non-Deadlined Writing Projects

By Devon Ellington It’s easy to stay on track for a contracted, deadlined project. You know when it has to be finished and to the client/publisher/editor/agent. You have a fixed date, and, whether you break it down into do-able bits or wait until the last moment for that adrenalin rush. it’s out the door on […]