Any day can be a restart—not just January 1st. You can revisit your writing goals daily, monthly, or quarterly. Let’s look at 5 tips for SMART writing goals.
With so many demands on your time, it’s essential that you use your writing time wisely. Time management can help you to be more productive, organized, and efficient.
Imagining a personal Scrooge-like journey can help us make choices for a brighter future in the new writing year. So, what are the Ghosts trying to tell you?
This time of year is filled with joy and busyness. Here are ideas to keep you writing during the holidays—or during other particularly busy times in your life.
With the right strategy, you can draft your novel fast. Use these 10 tips to finish your book quickly and with less stress.
One of the biggest challenges to writing your book to the end is writer’s block. Jan Fields offers tips for getting past writer’s block and finishing your book.
If you want to become a novelist, then NaNoWriMo is the challenge for you. Get encouragement to meet your word count goals while writing a novel in a month.
Today we consider how investing in your writing time leads to success—even if the piece you’re currently working on doesn’t ever get published.
It’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Part experiment, part personal challenge, writing a novel in a month is an eye-opening experience.
The NaNoWriMo challenge is not for the faint of heart, but many writers find the experience exhilarating and rewarding. Here are 10 tips for winning NaNoWriMo.
Writers need a plan to improve and succeed. Apply the following tips and techniques to your writing back-to-school program and be ready for writing success!
Although most writers no longer attend school full-time, we can create our own learning experiences. Here are ways to go back to school for writers.
How do successful writers finish writing a book? IFW Instructor Victoria Sherrow reveals 10 motivational writing tips to get you from draft to finished project.
Today, we use investment strategies to prioritize your writing and manage your time just like you would your money. Make a plan to dedicate time to your stories.
Whether you’ve been away from your writing for a while or just haven’t been making as much progress as you’d like, here are some things to consider as you recommit to writing a novel.
Hope doesn’t often produce a habit, action does. Let’s talk about how to build your writing habit.
The Muse won’t always turn up, but she is much more likely to put in an appearance if you put in the effort. Here’s how to attract and hold her attention.
Life is settling into the new normal, which is different from the old normal and not without extra dollops of stress. With this new normal, we need to take a new look at time management for writers if we want to get back to writing.
The support and energy of group writing can often spur writers to accomplish more than when writing on their own.
IFW Instructor Kristin Wolden Nitz shares the secrets for how to write a novel in only 15 minutes a day.