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Don’t Look Down: A Fun Writing Prompt

You know those times. The times where all you want to do is write, but you can’t for the life of you string the words together. The motivation is there, you have plenty of time, but for some reason, your brain has quit on you and there’s no starting it up again. You have all […]

So You Want to Be A Writer?

Here’s your questionnaire-based application form: Is your favourite drink non-caffeinated? Do you suck at procrastination? Do you tweet less than ten times a day? Does your desk/office space look tidy? Do you like organisation? Are you prone to mental breakdowns? DISCLAIMER: If you answered yes to any of the questions above, please reconsider your application. […]

Self-Editing Help: Maintain the Forward Motion

Stagnation is something to avoid in every walk of life. There’s nothing worse than the thought of being stuck in the mud; of being trusted with the duty of forward progression and failing in that self-given role miserably. However, there’s something about the thought of stagnation in the process of progression as a writer that’s […]

The Only Way to Truly Overcome Fear

Fear is a lot of different things for a lot of different people. For some it’s that spell of eternal darkness when they turn off their bedroom light, for others it’s taking off in a plane – there are so many fears out there – some understandable, others downright crazy – that it’s impossible to […]

Three Great Ways to Stay Motivated Enough to Blog

So you started your blog and you were ridiculously excited to get to work on it. You were looking forward to posting fresh new content every couple of days and had hundreds of ideas for possible posts and collaborations. You felt as though this was it, this was your big breakthrough; the final step on […]

Two Tips For Better Self-Editing

When it comes to the time to edit your manuscript, there are probably a thousand other things you’d rather do – staring at a wall for eight hours is one of them, though you’ll probably end up doing that anyway. There are no two ways around it, as a writer, the rewriting stages are always […]

The Art of True Freedom

Sometimes, on this dreadful, soul-draining planet, I just feel as though the world needs a little motivation; a little pick-me-up to let everyone that sees this post know that it’s all going to be okay, that they are making the right choices and working hard, and that one day it’ll all pay off. It gets […]

Writing Prompt: A Choice Between Right and Wrong

Helpful Little Creatures If you’ve never made use of a writing prompt before, you’re either one of two things; there are no alternatives. The first option, is that you’re simply a linguistic, novel-crafting genius who never runs out of new ideas and who always keeps their pen gliding across the page. Or two, and the […]

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