writing habit

Get A New Story: Are You Really Too Busy To Write?

When I work with writers to help them reboot their writing productivity, they often say things like, “I can’t find time; I’m just too busy to write. I’ve got all these demands, my life is going to hell, it’s just one string of emergencies after another.” This is one of those...

Get A New Story: Just Do The Writing

In my Writer’s Circle, what we see more often than not is that those who write regularly are more productive, have more frequent creative thoughts, and struggle less with their writing. Binge-writers, on the other hand, tend to struggle more with writer’s block, self-doubt, and creative burnout. Writing regularly, however, like...

Get A New Story: Don’t Wait for Writing Inspiration

William Faulkner said, “I only write when I am inspired. Fortunately I am inspired at 9 o’clock every morning.” So many writers wait to be inspired before sitting down to write. They believe that they must be struck with a brilliant idea, like a bolt of lightning from the sky, before...