Writing Career: Do More With Journaling

Want to improve your writing career? The best tip I can give you is: keep a journal. What you write in your journal is up to you. (Scroll down to read about the various kinds of journals.) When I chat about journals with my writing students, many can’t see the point. If they’re novelists, they want to get on with … Read more

Motivation Monday: Two Writing Strategies And A Habit

It’s time for Motivation Monday again. The inspiration for this post comes from writers who promise that they’ll achieve their writing goals when they have more time. These writers tell me: “I’ll have lots of time to write when… the kids go to school; this summer vacation; when I retire, etc.” Sadly when the long-for event arrives, the writer rarely … Read more