Is Imposter Syndrome stopping you from writing?

Are you an imposter? Or do you worry that you might be one? If so, you’re not alone. There’s been a lot of talk recently about imposter syndrome because it affects so many incredibly talented and intelligent people, and yes, you might be one of them. Last week we...

Three Strategies to Overcome Writer’s Block

A number of writers suffer from this frustrating malady—writer’s block. They want to write. They’ve got stories in their head. And yet, when they sit down in front of their computer, they blank out. They’ve got nothing. No words come. How annoying could that possibly...

Schedule Your Writing

As I get further in Accountability (yes, with a capital A), I’m thinking of all the things an author has to do to get themselves to sit down and finish the damned book. That is the goal, after all. That is the entire point. There are so many things that are stopping...

A Writer’s Journal

I’ve been learning a good deal recently about writing journal and writing planners. There’s a difference! A planner is a book where you have pre-designed organizing tools, like in my favorite Ultimate Author Planner by Audrey Hughey. In her planner, Audrey has...

The Lazy Person’s To Do List

How do you get things done? How do you remember what you need to do? I’ve always relied on to-do lists. My lists are usually a general list for the week and then a list of what needs to be done on a specific day. I put this in my calendar journal (I have a page which...