Three Roadblocks to Writing Success

By Annabel Candy We all procrastinate from time to time, but writers and other creative types seem to be particularly susceptible to procrastination. I thought it would be interesting to look at the root causes of procrastination and see if that can help us get over it. Watch out for these three, they can seriously […]

Are Your Writing Limitations Self-Imposed?

“The only limitations we encounter in life are those self-limiting ones we place on ourselves,”–Anonymous By Jennifer Blanchard Have you ever wanted to enter a fiction contest? Learn how to write a screenplay? Write a novel? What stops you? Do you think you can’t do it? Do you “know” you can’t do it? Do you […]

Here’s A Very Effective Way to Get More Writing Done

By Jennifer Blanchard I have a confession to make: I can’t live without my BlackBerry. My entire life is programmed into that thing–my doctor appointments, meetings I have at work, reminders I set for myself, etc. If I ever lost it, I’d go crazy and probably forget everything. For me, setting appointments is a huge […]

Do You Fear Not Being Good Enough?

By Jennifer Blanchard Does the thought of not being good enough make you want to puke? Does it cause you to freak  out and worry constantly? Well then, fellow writer, you are experiencing a very common fear of procrastinators: the fear of not being good enough. The fear of not being good enough is the […]

Write is a Verb–An Interview with Author Bill O’Hanlon (Part 2)

In part one of my interview with the inspiring Bill O’Hanlon, he gave some steps for overcoming writing procrastination. Since O’Hanlon is so successful as an author, I wanted him to give more of a background on himself and the strategies he uses to keep writing. JB: So Bill, tell me a little bit about […]