No two writers are created alike. Some of us are masters of planning and organization. Others among us live by improvisation and spontaneity. And still others work somewhere in the middle. You probably heard of writers being described as “plotters” or “pantsters” (as in “seat of their pants”). And perhaps you’ve even […]
Every writer faces rejection. It how we respond to rejection that makes all the difference.
In this uplifting piece, veteran author Jane Choate describes how she’s used rejection as a positive tool to help build her career.
As writers, we can often feel frustrated, and even overwhelmed, by our perceived smallness.
We look at bestselling authors and marvel at their success, but also beat ourselves up for not having the reach and impact that they do. We wonder whether our efforts truly matter, and whether the world really needs our contributions.
If we can give you one gift to begin 2017, it would be to erase that sort of thinking from your mind.
Important reflections on why children’s writers are desperately needed right now — and a concept to help make their paths much easier.
If sitting down to write has ever felt like you were exhausting yourself trying to unlodge an immovable object, your solution is simple. And here it is….
I recently heard something that has impacted me in a profound way. I wanted to share it because it might do the same for you.
Finding time to write on a regular basis can be tough, but here are some simple ways to trick yourself into more writing time.
Overwhelmed with writing instruction, market leads, helpful tips and “to-do” tasks? Jon has a quick, cheap and effective way to clear your mind and put all the information you need at your fingertips.