Rituals to Help Conquer the Blank Page

Column by Stephanie M. Wytovich, MFA
Some witchy tips to help conquer writer's block.

How to Purge the Thousand Story Ideas Running Around In Your Head

Column by Peter Derk July 27, 2020
You've got a bunch of ideas dragging on your limited resources. Let's get rid of 'em.

April Showers Bring May Manuscripts

Column by Peter Derk
Why is the shower such a great thinking place, and how can you do the same thinking outside those moist walls?

Storm the Brain! 15 Methods to Get Unstuck, Prompt Ideas, and Solve Problems

Column by Annie Neugebauer November 3, 2017
From going for a long walk to asking dozens of questions with no answers, here are 15 methods to pull yourself out of a rut, squeeze through a rock & a hard place, or bounce back from hitting a wall.

Brainstorm Your Next Novel with Fiasco - Part 2

Column by George Cotronis
We come back to our work in progress, ready to fill in some details about our fictional town and its inhabitants.

Brainstorm Your Next Novel with Fiasco - Part 1

Column by George Cotronis March 6, 2015
Having some trouble with your novel WIP? Not sure how to connect the dots or how to fill out that character roster? I’m here to help.

An Exquisite Corpse: Tips for Brainstorming your National Novel Writing Month Plot

Column by Taylor Houston October 13, 2011
How to Generate plot ideas for your NaNoWriMo novel.