If your creative brain just doesn’t want to keep time as the OMG hour approaches, here’s 9 mental “tools” for writing when the clock is ticking.
I’m getting ready to publish a new book on creativity called Meeting the Muse: 28 Ways to Unlock the Pleasures & Avoid the Pitfalls of Your Creative Life. This book is not about book publishing, but more about the motives that move us to be creative, as all writers and authors are. Over my life […]
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Acknowledgments are usually one of the last items on the book publishing “to do” list … the Thank Yous to the friends, family members, and the team that supported and assisted you in creating your masterpiece. Most books have an Acknowledgment page but do you need one?
Anyone like me, whose career as a designer, typesetter, author, and book publisher has spanned all the years of the digital revolution, have used a succession of tools to do our writing and editing. Since the advent of personal computers, we’ve moved from the typewriters that writers used in the twentieth century to the ubiquitous […]
When you feel drained of words, and what you are now beginning to think of as the “dreaded blog” is due the next day, how about giving yourself a second chance … a Writing Mulligan?
Ever dreamed of quitting your day job and making a living as a writer? Have you hoped that the sales from your first book would give you a steady income?
An update on projects including the WriteWell Writer’s Journal, Book Construction Blueprint, and Creativity
There are millions of apps, tools, extensions, and plugins available online. This is Part 2 of a big list of tools for indie authors.
Years ago I wrote an article for my blog titled, “How Freewriting Saved My Life.” Does that sound over the top? I assure you it wasn’t. I had suffered through many years of being—as my free-writing teacher put it—a “crushed creative.” There were many things I wanted to write, but I felt cut off from […]