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 […]

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 […]