Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere

By Jennifer Blanchard I came across the most amazing book (and then found out it was one of four in a series of books!) called Post Secret: Extraordinary confessions from ordinary lives, by Frank Warren. PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a postcard. […]

Set A Specific Writing Time To Avoid Procrastination

By Jennifer Blanchard If you’re like me, you tell yourself almost everyday “I’m going to write today.” And then you find 300 other things to do that are just “so much more important,” like cleaning the bathroom, washing the laundry, picking up after your kids, etc. And then you never end up getting around to […]

Believe! Proof You Can Get Published At Any Age

“There will be times on this journey, all you’ll see is darkness, but out there somewhere light finds you,if you keep believing,” –Anonymous   I came across this article today about a 19-year-old girl who wrote her first novel at age 14 and is now having it published. Just a small reminder for all of us […]

Never Give Up On Your Writing Dreams

“My mind tells me to give up, but my heart won’t let me,”–Anonymous Many writers can identify with that quote above. Especially writers who’ve been rejected a lot, and writers who procrastinate to the point where they wonder why they’re even dreaming anymore. Recently, I’ve had a few people make me feel like my writing […]

5 Steps to Reaching the Writing Finish Line

“No matter how long it takes, if you keep moving, you will reach the finish line,”-anonymous   Every writer, no matter what writing project they’re working on, has a goal in mind. A personal “finish line” they are trying to reach.   But for many writers, that finish line is so far in the distance […]