There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block

There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block

There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block There Is No Such Thing As Writer’s Block Wake up. Write. Observe. Think, reflect. Sleep Repeat There Is...
Improve This Skill For Better Writing

Improve This Skill For Better Writing

Critical thinking skills are not something that modern schools in most of the world are big on. It’s either learning things off by heart or being swayed by someone or other’s opinion. Teaching our kids how to actually reason: how to break an idea down, follow it to...
The 15-Minute Challenge

The 15-Minute Challenge

It goes like this: Sit down at your computer, with your note book. Clear your mind. Take a deep breath. Now, think about what you’re going to write about today. Write down the first sentence or idea that pops into your head. Read it twice. Now, start writing...
Carry A Notebook

Carry A Notebook

Inspiration often hits me at the most awkward times… like in the shower or when I am out for a run. Times when it is next to impossible to record those thoughts and ideas save repeating them over and over and over until they are burned deep into my memory. Which...
Want To Write? Read!

Want To Write? Read!

I am often surprised to meet writers who do not read a lot. It confuses me on a few levels. Firstly, if you don’t read, who do you think is going to read what you WRITE? Secondly, if you don’t read, how do you know anything about writing? And thirdly, if...
Have A Plan (you can break up with it too)

Have A Plan (you can break up with it too)

One of the other great myths of writing is that all writers can just sit down and start a novel and write it through to its conclusion. And while I have to concede that this has been done, it has only ever been done by genii of such a rare order that the magnitude of...