Writing Process: 4 Tips To Stay Motivated, No Matter What

What’s your writing process? Over past few months, I’ve received messages from writers who’ve lost their motivation. They’re stuck at home. First they’re bored, then depressed. Their motivation to write disappears. One writer said to me: “no one has any money. So even if I finish my book and publish it, it won’t sell.” People do have money and they’re … Read more

Your Writing Business: 3 Ways To Get Back To Business Today

How’s your writing business coping? Wherever you are in the world, I hope you’re well: determined to get back to work, no matter what else is happening. I’ve received some messages from writers who fear for their writing business. Worse: they’re horribly stressed. They don’t want to write. One writer said that he hasn’t written anything for a month. Remember … Read more

Confident Writer: 3 Strategies To Build Morale And Positivity

It’s time to become a confident writer. In these days of uncertainty and turmoil, many people feel disoriented and stressed. It’s natural to feel anxious; even scared. However, we’re writers. We communicate. It’s our job (and our privilege) to boost morale and positivity wherever and whenever we can. We can build confidence in ourselves and then, in others. The confident … Read more

Profitable Writing Tips: On Medium This Week

If you’re looking for writing tips, Medium is a great place to find them. Back in December, I wrote about a three-month experiment: writing on Medium. December?! What was I thinking? Predictably, I got busy, then even busier, and my experiment sorta, kinda… died. I felt guilty because I like Medium. Moreover, I think the site has good potential for … Read more

Writing Process: Trust Your Creative Self (It’s Not Easy)

Every writer develops their own writing process. Its foundation is trust. You need to trust your intuition (your instinct, or creative self) to develop a process which works for you, but it’s not easy. When you first begin your writing journey, you will confuse your intuition with your inner editor — your ego. A few weeks back, a coaching student … Read more