A Beginner’s Guide to Writing That Novel

A Beginner’s Guide to Writing That Novel

It can be rather intimidating, beginning anew, especially when you’ve the urge to write a new story but you haven’t any idea where to begin. As I’m coming down to the end of my novel edits, I know that I am going to start working on a new novel soon enough. While, the short stories [...]

This is How to Develop Your Story: 5 Ways to Boost Story Satisfaction

This is How to Develop Your Story: 5 Ways to Boost Story Satisfaction

Writing a new story has its challenges, it can bring about a great deal of joy when the words seem to flow freely, and it can also bring about a great deal of uncertainty when you’re just not sure where the plot is headed. I had never been much of a fan of outlining a [...]

On Writing: Deadlines, Discipline, and Dedication to Your Work

On Writing: Deadlines, Discipline, and Dedication to Your Work

“Maintaining a healthy, productive writing routine can be tough. There will be days where the words seem to flow with ease, where the project seems to be moving along swimmingly, and there are other days when you keep putting it off because life just seems to get in the way. I’ve made it my mission [...]

On Writing: Finding Your Niche and Perfecting Your Craft

On Writing: Finding Your Niche and Perfecting Your Craft

“Experimenting with different writing styles, approaches, and genres has allowed me to feel as though I’m growing as a writer. Though, throughout each and every change I find that there is always one genre, one style of writing that draws me back in - leaving me ready to write no matter the circumstance. I remember [...]

A Writer’s Self-Care Routine (Because I Need it This Week)

A Writer’s Self-Care Routine (Because I Need it This Week)

“There are times we simply struggle to regain control of the day when any and everything just seems to not be working in our favour. This morning was no different, and I am now settling in after dealing with all of the stress to get right back to work. There were times in the past [...]

On Writing: Making the Most of Your Writing Session and Finishing That Story

On Writing: Making the Most of Your Writing Session and Finishing That Story

“Sitting down to write is an exciting time, it’s a time where I can let all of my worries go for a little while and simply create. It is the first thing that I want to do upon waking up in the morning, but as we all know, life gets busy sometimes so I try [...]

Habit Building: 5 Ways to Spark Creative Flow and Stay Productive

Habit Building: 5 Ways to Spark Creative Flow and Stay Productive

“I have been in a bit of a creative slump as of late, desperately trying to cling onto just about anything to keep my productivity afloat - and I will say, this does happen from time to time. Usually, I find myself either really struggling to make work happen that day, or I have one [...]

Productivity: Abandoning the Idea of “Perfect Work”

Productivity: Abandoning the Idea of “Perfect Work”

Perfectionism (n.): a personal standard, attitude, or philosophy that demands perfection and rejects anything less. (dictionary.com) “Perfectionism can be very difficult to overcome, especially when you’ve spent so much of your life trying to make everything as perfect as it can possibly be. I’m sure we’ve all been there, feeling the pressure of trying to [...]

Content Creation: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone and Learning to Adapt

Content Creation: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone and Learning to Adapt

“I remember the day I decided I wanted more. I remember feeling like I had no idea where to begin, and the questions gnawed away at my mind, “How do I start? What do I write? Will this make a difference?” It wasn’t until the last few months did I realize how integral that decision [...]