The Writer’s Life

how to cope with writers block

Is Writer’s Block an Actual Thing?

What is writer's block? Is it a real thing that stops writers writing, or an excuse not to work? Here are some ideas on what might cause the feeling of writer's block and some tips on pushing through to the other side.

health tips for writers

The Healthy Writer: Writing With More Energy, More Creativity, and Better Productivity

Choices we make about our health have a direct impact on the quality and quantity of our writing work. In a nutshell, a healthy writer is a better writer.

focus for writers

Trying to Focus? DO NOT Turn Off Your Internet While You Write

Turning off the internet to focus is a short term solution that does not address the core reasons we get distracted. Here's how to really focus and write.

balance writing life

Balancing Writing With Big Life Events

How do you write when big life events derail your focus? Is it best to force yourself to keep writing, or is it better to take a break? Here are a few tips.

tips for writing faster

How to Write Faster: 25 Ways to Be A Prolific Writer (without the burnout)

Want to write more in less time? Here are 25 tried and tested ways to be a faster writer while maintaining a healthy balance in life and work.

what is an aspiring writer?

Let’s Put an End to Aspiring Writers (and start making real writers)

An aspiring writer is not a writer. But an aspiring writer can be a writer. It's all about doing the work and having the confidence to claim the title.

empowering books for authors

10 Incredibly Empowering Books for Writers

10 empowering books for writers covering author mindset, productivity, the writing business, creativity, life, and all of the areas these spheres intersect.

answering the call of being a writer

Are You Really, Truly Meant to Be A Writer?

The writer's life can be full of uncertainty. If you're not sure being a writer is for you, try this simple approach to figuring out what's worth pursuing.

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Writers

Stephen Covey's influential self-help book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People translated for writers.

imposter syndrome

How to Use Self-Doubt to Your Advantage

Many writers suffer self-doubt. Instead of letting self-doubt consume you, face it. Use self-doubt as a motivator to be a better writer.

Are You Writing The Wrong Thing? Life and Focus for Writers

Are You Writing The Wrong Thing? Life and Focus for Writers

With so many career options, writers are under pressure to diversify and are often neglecting the most important part of the job. Writing stories.

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