NaNo Rebel Guide + Tracking Calculator

National Novel Writing Month (known as NaNoWriMo) is coming up! In case you haven’t heard of it, it’s a challenge to write 50,000 words of a new novel in 30 days (during the month of November). Writers from around the world join in and track their progress on the official website, But what if  … Read more

Tips for Writers Writing Mastery

The Power of NOT Writing

I know, I know. I’m the queen of the writing routine. You’ve probably heard me say more than once, “Write every day!” “Write even when you’re not inspired!” “Get your butt in the chair and get something down on the page!” And while I still firmly believe that writing every day is the fastest way  … Read more

Tips for Writers Writing Mastery

Tips for Writers: Writing in Public

I used to be one of those writers who could only write at home. Shut up in my office, lights low, door closed, windows shut—a make-shift cocoon. Because I required complete silence and isolation. But I became frustrated that I couldn’t be one of those cool writers you see in coffee shops and cafes, sitting  … Read more

Tips for Writers