Beyond New Year’s Resolutions to New Year’s Vision


What’s your vision for your writing in 2015? Not a boring, corporate-like planning and strategy session—a real vision. Sure you need to ask those logical, linear, pragmatic questions that the left hemisphere knows are important. But you also need to invite the right hemisphere to play too, if you want a truly creative vision. Questions […]

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Writer Announcements & Links to All Sorts of Writer Fun


Today’s post has migrated — you’ll find it on Penquin’s Book Country blog. If you recently completed a big writing project or hope to complete a writing project in the future, you need to know about the Afterglow or Aftershock that can be part of the Hibernation that follows finishing a project. Please Don’t Feed […]

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Most Common — and Least Suspected — Cause of Writer’s Block and Resistance


What can put a writer who is engaged, excited, committed and making real progress into a tailspin that leaves her/him deflated, defeated, demotivated and questioning if s/he can finish this piece and if s/he should write at all? What can push a courageous writer away from a topic or particular piece of writing s/he was […]

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