Time to consider optimism and enjoyment for our writing resolutions. Instead of focusing on not failing, prioritize the elements of writing that bring us joy.
Writers tend to build up myths to insulate themselves from the possibility of “breaking” our writing. Let’s look at some scary writing myths we can bust today.
Personal essay writing offers endless opportunities for personal expression and publication. Find out how to write a personal essay that gets noticed.
Karen Hammond talks about how to write a short story. Letâ€™s look at some of the elements making up a short story that will attract an editorâ€™s eye.
Inspiration for writing lights a fire under writers and makes everything about the process easier and smoother. Letâ€™s make inspiration work for you!
Inspiring connections for writers include connecting with role models, fellow writers, and writing instructors. Discover how networking can lead to writing success.
Do you need inspiration to write or does the act of writing bring inspiration? Victoria Sherrow shares how your writing process can inspire you to write a novel or story.
A novel idea can give you an advantage in writing your novel and also in getting it published. Let’s talk about how to find killer ideas for your novel.
A look at magazines published one, five, ten, and twenty or more years ago will reveal the same categories of nonfiction and many of the same topics. Why? Because they address universal needs and aim to help readers improve their lives.
Seasonal stories, seasonal poetry and even a bit of seasonal nonfiction can be counted upon to appear in magazines and on publishers’ book lists every year. Jan Fields shares how to make this perennial topics feel new.
Ideas can come from many different directions, so we’re going to look as some of the ways ideas spring up so that you can try them for your own writing.
Waiting for inspiration to strike could take a lifetime. Here are 7 ways to cheat the muse and jumpstart your writing without having to wait around.