Writing Under Duress: How to Persevere When Your Job, Life, and Kids Are Also a Priority

Column by Elle Nash
Teaching yourself to stay on task and continue to write even when life seems to be working against you is tough, but if you let the curveballs take you out, then you'll never get the writing done.

Putting in the Time: How Taking Creative Control Helps All Aspects of My Life

Column by Karis Rogerson
As a follow-up to her column about ways to make time for writing, Karis Rogerson explores how prioritizing creativity helps other aspects of her life.

Give Me Fewer Resolutions and More Hustle

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Your career is in your hands. Make sure you take care of it.

Why I Have to Write, Even While Working Full-Time

Column by Karis Rogerson August 16, 2018
Even if it's hard and exhausting to put in the extra hours writing on top of working full-time, it's the only way to feel truly "me."

5 Essential Character Traits For Ourselves, Not Our Creations

Column by Joshua Isard
It’s important to develop the kind of personal character that’ll help us get through everything the writing life throws our way.

5 Ways for Writers to Stay Motivated in the Heat of Summer

Column by Repo Kempt July 23, 2018
Does your productivity drop during the dog days? We're here to help.

Research Isn't Writing

Column by Justin Hunter
Research is important, but you don't want to become a researcher. Learn how to research as a writer instead of writing as a researcher.

The "When" Guide for Writers: Master the Science of Perfect Timing (Part 2)

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.

The "When" Guide for Writers: Master the Science of Perfect Timing (Part 1)

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.

Hack Dad’s Revenge: Boredom

Column by Keith Rawson March 20, 2017
It's the dramatic return of hack dad!

5 Tips for Turning Your Day Job into a Secret Writing Office

Column by Max Booth III
When all else fails, you can always put a tie on your cat and send him to the office in your stead.

The Pleasures Of Writing At Night

Column by Peter Derk October 24, 2014
Detailing the pleasures specific to writing at night.

5 Silver Linings of Having A Day Job

Column by Christopher Shultz July 18, 2014
Even though we dream of writing for a living, we sometimes need day jobs to make ends meet. This doesn't have to be a bad thing.