writing encouragement

What’s YOUR worth as a writer?

This post was originally a lot longer.
It was also wrong.

Just Keep Writing (even when it hurts)

So I wrote today for the first time since my dad died. It was not, shall we say, a *good* experience.

Writing Fatigue (and what to do about it)

This month is not about producing something publishable. It’s about teaching yourself to just keep writing, to ignore the inner editor, and to let yourself just spill words onto the page.

Patience is a long, long road

Your Trajectory Is Not Fixed

Here’s a lie I’ll bet you’ve been told: “You have to figure out what you want to do before it’s too late.”

An uncomfortable truth (about writing)

An Uncomfortable Truth (About Writing)

Fellow writer, this will not feel good to read, but it is VERY IMPORTANT.

Stop wishing. Start doing.

Keep Going (Just Like Pixar)

Two of my favorite go-to videos when I’m feeling down about writing. Take a few minutes and watch. Your heart will thank you.

Stop Comparing Yourself

How to Be Happy as a Writer

This week, let’s make ourselves a pact. I’ll stop comparing myself to other writers – and so will you.

You can do this: head into the tunnel

You Can Do This

Bad Crap is happening. No matter where any of us fall on the political spectrum, we can see that. It’s frightening. It hijacks imagination and energy, leaving only fear. So what’s a creator to do?

Yet More Writer's Block

(And Yet More) Beating Writer’s Block

Writer’s block can be summed up in two ways: Being afraid to write because we think it sucks, and not knowing what to write next.

Only You Can Tell Your Story

No One Can Tell Your Story But You

Writing is a strange thing, filled with emotional roller-coasters and storms and deserts. Who would ever put themselves willingly through this? Well, you (and me). Why? Because you have something to say. The only person who can tell your story is you.

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