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 […]

Take 60 Seconds and Get Inspired by One Word

By Jennifer Blanchard The best way to become a better writer is to write every single day, no exceptions. Many writers have a difficult time getting started, however, because they just can’t seem to find time or can’t seem to sit down long enough. Do you have one minute a day you can dedicate to […]