How to Write When … You Have Kids

How to Write When … You Have Kids

Writing -This is the second post in our monthly “How to Write When …” series. The first post in the series was How to Write When … You Don’t Feel Inspired. All writers have to fit their writing in around other things in their life. The vast majority, at least when...
It’s Okay to Take a Break from Writing

It’s Okay to Take a Break from Writing

Writing Wherever you are in the world, life is likely looking very different from how it did a few weeks ago. Here in the UK, everything except for essential businesses like grocery stores has closed until further notice. Schools closed two weeks early for the Easter...
How to Fall in Love With Writing All Over Again

How to Fall in Love With Writing All Over Again

Ali   Note: This post was originally published in February 2016, and was updated in March 2020. Does writing ever (or often) feel like just another thing on your to-do list? If you’ve been writing for years, it can sometimes be tough to remember just why you wanted to...
How Much Writing Can You Realistically Add Into Your Week?

How Much Writing Can You Realistically Add Into Your Week?

Writing You’ve probably heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), a worldwide November-long event each year where participants aim to write 50,000 words – a short novel – within a month. In 2018 (for some reason I couldn’t find stats for 2019), 287,327...
How to Write When … You Don’t Feel Inspired

How to Write When … You Don’t Feel Inspired

Writing This is the first post in a new monthly series, “How to Write When…” which will come out on the first Monday of each month. Today I wanted to tackle something that comes up for every writer at some point: How do you write when you don’t feel inspired? As...