Tag: creativity tips

Why You Should Hide Your Clock to be More Creative

Filed in Boost Creativity by on August 22, 2016 8 Comments • views: 2136
Why You Should Hide Your Clock to be More Creative

Let’s face it. No matter how creative we are, sometimes the ideas slow down. We get stuck in the mucky middle of the novel. Or no matter how many walks we take, we can’t work out a nasty plot entanglement. Or our characters fall flat, or our blogs run stale. Sometimes taking some time off […]

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How to Keep Writing When Others Stomp on Your Dreams

Filed in When Writing Is Hard, Who Supports Your Writing Dreams? by on March 6, 2017 7 Comments • views: 2300
How to Keep Writing When Others Stomp on Your Dreams

In a recent Writing and Wellness survey, I asked respondents to share their biggest writing challenges. One answer in particular broke my heart. The writer explained that a bad relationship had left her with the nagging feeling that her writing would never be “good enough.” She had left the relationship behind, but was still haunted […]

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The Secret to Procrastination and How to Outsmart It

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on August 14, 2017 4 Comments • views: 1317
The Secret to Procrastination and How to Outsmart It

Procrastination is deadly to a writer. Writing a book is simply too big a task to accomplish in one or two short spurts. We need consistent effort over a long period of time to make it happen. If we put off our work until tomorrow, and tomorrow put it off again, we may never complete […]

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