How to Write Efficiently: Are You Making Progress or Excuses?

How to Write Efficiently: Are You Making Progress or Excuses?

“Writing frequently and writing well is no easy feat. It takes practice and discipline, both of which are incredibly important to the creative process. We can tend to worry too much about the outcome of our work, that we simply don’t get any work done. We may have incredible ideas for an upcoming piece, or [...]

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You Don’t Need a Creative Space to be Creative (You Need Discipline)

You Don’t Need a Creative Space to be Creative (You Need Discipline)

“Environment certainly does play a role in how productive you are, and it can readily affect your mood as well. However, it doesn’t have to be the defining factor of how much you get done on any given day, nor how creative you are. There was a time where I would tell myself that in [...]

Make Writing a Habit: How to Find Balance and Write Routinely

Make Writing a Habit: How to Find Balance and Write Routinely

“Balance is incredibly hard to maintain with our ever-changing lives, but it something I’ve struggled with much more than I’d like. I didn’t know how to be consistent, and I knew that was the first thing I had to change. Ask yourself this: how much time are you giving to the things you care the [...]

Read This if You’re Experiencing a Creative Slump

Read This if You’re Experiencing a Creative Slump

“There are quite a bit of ups and downs when it comes to working creatively, and there are days we simply cannot seem to write anything that brings us the slightest bit of joy. I find that I’ve begun to ride the wave of productivity much more now that I have at any other point [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]