Set Yourself Up for 100 Successful Days

We're almost two weeks into the challenge of writing every day for one hundred days and whether you've been feeling like the Little Engine That Could Write The Great American Novel in A Hundred Days or more like a stalled car someone abandoned on the side of the freeway, this is a great time to … Continue reading Set Yourself Up for 100 Successful Days

4 Tips to Get the Words Flowing

Every writer knows what its like to get stuck. We've all drummed our pens against the empty page or counted the blinks of the cursor against a blank screen. So when it's time to write but you're having trouble tapping into the creative mindset, what's a writer to do? Many times it's important to muscle … Continue reading 4 Tips to Get the Words Flowing

Writing Lessons on Ice: Day 1

When I was a kid my great dream was to be an Olympic figure skater. Truth be told, that dream lives on in a corner of my heart. I was--and still am--mesmerized by the ease and grace with which the accomplished skaters sped and leaped and twirled across the ice. And not a little impressed … Continue reading Writing Lessons on Ice: Day 1

Time to Write

  Over and over again I hear from people how they would like to write...if they only had the time. It's one of the most common excuses or explanations for not writing there is. I've used it myself on numerous occasions. The trouble is, there will never be enough time to write that poem, that … Continue reading Time to Write