Column by Andrea J. Johnson
Through a brief review of James Clear's "Four Laws of Habit Formation," this article shows writers how to become more efficient and consistent at hitting the targets they set for themselves.
Column by Jay Wilburn September 30, 2021
Jay Wilburn is a full time writer who deals with cognitive impairments. This is the story of how he does it.
Column by Rob Blair Young June 23, 2021
In today's motivational talk, Rob tells you why you should give up on your dreams of being a writer—for the sake of your writing.
Column by Rob Blair Young
This article revisits the struggles of being an ADD writer, two deadly spirals one can fall into, and the lessons learned by one ADD creator over the last seven years.
Column by Peter Derk April 22, 2021
You didn't finish your novel during the most locked down, least social point in modern history? Join the club.
Column by Andrea J. Johnson April 19, 2021
Five writer productivity books that emphasize stress reduction and creative renewal.
Column by Richard Thomas
Some tips for how to end 2019 and set up 2020 for writing success.
Column by Peter Derk September 26, 2019
Is this the unsexiest column ever? Yes. But sexy doesn't finish novels.
Column by Autumn Christian August 13, 2019
Recognize the signs of fear and the mistakes that may be holding you back.
Column by Annie Neugebauer May 24, 2019
Whatever the reason, burnout happens. At some point, most of us have fallen out love with our work, our craft, our choice to be writers. That’s not a good place to be. How do we rekindle that passion?
Column by Annie Neugebauer November 7, 2018
11 tips for resisting the urge to procrastinate, because falling behind in NaNoWriMo (or any fast drafting) is the kiss of death.
Column by Peter Derk
After 22 flights in 3 months, I've honed a few methods to keep you writing in transit.
Column by Karis Rogerson
A long-time reader finds a way to refresh her reading life.
Column by Fred Venturini
In the second part of this guide on perfect timing for creatives, delve into the tactics needed to figure out your unique circadian rhythms, and use them to your advantage for maximum creativity.
Column by Fred Venturini
Fred Venturini discusses how Dan Pink's latest book, "When," offers insight into the creative process, and how writers can best put its principles to use.
Column by Michael David Wilson January 15, 2018
After the One Story Per Week Challenge in 2017 it's time to set new writing goals and challenges for the new year.
Column by Michael David Wilson January 12, 2018
Looking back at the lessons learnt from the One Story Per Week Writing Challenge.
Column by Max Booth III
Increase your productivity by watching Netflix.
Column by Annie Neugebauer December 23, 2016
What's to be gained from resolving to write 1,000 words a day for a year (besides a buttload of words)? One writer commits to finding out.
Column by Riki Cleveland October 10, 2016
The year might be speeding to its inevitable end, but rest assured you’ve got plenty of time to salvage your writing goals and make the most of 2016.
Column by Keith Rawson September 26, 2016
Ah, do the first novel blues have you biting your nails and tearing out clumps of hair? Hopefully this listicle will help you find a little balance.
Column by Leah Dearborn
Every writer has felt it—that twinge of jealousy when you read a sentence so perfect, it makes you angry that you didn't think of it first.
Column by Michael David Wilson September 9, 2016
The key lessons learned while abstaining from social media for fourteen days.