February 14, 2016

Get Out of the Doldrums and Get Writing

writers block

Last month I shared my way to bust writer’s block – to get the words flowing again. And to even feel good about your calling – to find success as an accomplished writer. Not just a writer, but an accomplished writer. But maybe you haven’t experienced that stage of writer’s block, yet. Perhaps you’re pretty […]

The Perfect Way to Get Over Writer’s Block

overcoming writer's block

There are two dynamics in play regarding writer’s block – behavior, and inspiration (or lack of). Those same dynamics hold true for a block in any area, creative or non-creative. If you view your block under those qualifiers, regardless of the discipline, the methods for overcoming that block are all the same. And here’s my […]

7 Ways to “Bring Back That Lovin’ Feeling” to Your Writing

love freelance writing

Are you a freelance writer?  Do you feel burnt out at times?  Have you lost that lovin’ feeling when it comes to your writing? As a professional freelance writer your job requires that you write even when you don’t feel like it.  You’ve got bills to pay, deadlines to meet and clients to please.  You […]

5 Ways to Liven Up Your Writing This Year

Has your prose become a snooze fest?

Have your prose gotten a little stale? It happens to the best of us.  The New Year presents the perfect opportunity for a writing tune-up.  By implementing some inspiring new activities into your routine, your writing can go from dull to delightful in no time. Read Widely We all know that, as writers, we need […]

Tap Into Your Inner 12 Year Old Through Method-Writing

Walk the mall as a pirate and talk to shoppers in a salty voice.

How a Pen Name Can Help You Write Like a Boss Remember making prank calls?  Faking a foreign language on an elevator just to get a rise out of the other riders?  Donning an unnecessary eye patch?  Packing up all of your worldly possessions in a bandana, tying it to a broomstick and declaring with […]

Become a Know It All: Write What You Know and Know All About It

Every writer suffers with writer's block at some point, even Hemingway.

So, you think you want to write…then, why are you so tongue-tied?  Don’t let a momentary lack of inspiration discourage you.  If you do, you may as well hang up your writer’s hat now and move on to your next non-starter.  Call it writer’s block, brain fog, or something more poetic like awaiting a visit […]