Writing Tips and Prompts

Four Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

I didn’t want to write this post because I was suffering from writer’s block. And the only reason I finally did sit down to write it was because I got stuck on my novel. So today, we’re talking about the world’s most famous writerly problem, besides being a Tortured Artist™: writer’s block. dun dun DUNNNNNN. […]

How Your Hobbies Make You a Better Writer

We all know that if you aren’t writing, the story doesn’t get written. That unfortunate truth gets reinforced so often that sometimes I fear that it slips to its logical conclusion: If you aren’t writing, the story doesn’t get written, and you’re a bad writer. Hobbies be damned—the novel has to come first. That particularly […]

How to Curate a Writing Playlist

For the longest time, I thought I couldn’t write with music on. It inevitably distracted me or pulled me out of the scene that I was trying to write. But then—in what may have been the biggest duh moment of my writing life—I realised that I was doing it all wrong. I was listening to random […]