Since it’s the beginning of the year, goal setting is probably already on your mind. And that’s a great thing! It’s good to have a clear picture of what you want and where you’re going in the year ahead. Unfortunately, research shows that about 92% of people who set New Year’s Resolutions don’t actually reach the goals they set at the beginning of the year.
This week’s writing prompt is about getting a fresh start for the new year.
The perspective you use in your story can tell a reader so much — about your characters, your genre, and the type of story you’re trying to tell. In this column, I give some advice on figuring out which to use.
For a limited time only, I’m celebrating the end of NaNoWriMo by offering a very special, once a year discount on all of my services. (If you’re not a NaNo winner, don’t worry, this discount is for you, too.)
This week’s writing prompt is about those times when your writing is going nowhere. Stick with me on this one.
Throughout human history, across every culture and era, one thing has remained constant: everyone seems to believe they know what will happen after we die.
In this week’s Authors Ask, I share six exercises for when you just don’t know what to write.
We all have something hiding in the dust and lurking in the cobwebs of our minds. Perhaps now more than ever, we should be connecting to the magic in the memories collected from those lazy summer days.
There are five habits that distinguish creative people — here’s what you can do differently to get your inspiration flowing.
This week’s writing prompt is about the journey, not the destination.
Just in time for Halloween, Jeff Provine offers four ways to make your horror truly hair-raising.
How closely should you guard your story ideas? Should you worry about being copied by other aspiring writers?
This week’s writing prompt is about a betrayal that altered the course of history.
Even when you want to be productive, sometimes it’s hard to focus. In this week’s Authors Ask, Julie gives some suggestions on how to actually reach your goals.
This week’s writing prompt is about your inner child’s urge to gorge on marshmallows. Stay with me.