How to feel creative again

A lesson from someone who hasn’t got it all figured out yet Last week, some of you joined me in cleaning our desks; since then, my desk is… well, it’s messy again, but I had a crafting weekend where I finished crocheting a hat; see proof below. So, my desk is...

How To Set Up A Kind Publishing Practice

I’ve already written an article on how to make a realistic writing schedule. Now I want to talk about a kind publishing schedule. I used to find publishing days very stressful. I don’t like social media, and while I have a Twitter I don’t enjoy using it. I tried...

How to Make The Most Of Your Writing Time

Most writers have a limited amount of time they can spend engaging with their art form. I, for example, have three hours on a Tuesday morning to write as many articles as I can.  Because of this, it’s important that I go into my workday with a clear direction and...

You’re Already Writing What You Know

For some reason, this particular piece of writing advice is widely hated or loved depending on what you write. What I don’t really understand is why ‘write what you know’ counts as a writing rule. We’re all already doing that. This phrase shouldn’t be handed out as...