What Happens When You Embrace Your Writing Process (Spoiler: Magic)

Last week I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about writing myths I used to believe in. As any self respecting procrastinator knows, one of the best ways to avoid writing is to read about writing. I love reading books by writers, books for writers, articles about writing, quotes about the writing life. Sometimes I find it … Continue reading What Happens When You Embrace Your Writing Process (Spoiler: Magic)

How I Wrote 50,000 Words In Two Months (While Working Full Time)

If you clicked on this post, you would probably enjoy my Monday Motivation newsletter. Sign up here for the inspiration you need to make the life you want. In January I set a short term writing goal for myself: write 50,000 words of my manuscript by March 1. Last Wednesday, February 28, I typed my … Continue reading How I Wrote 50,000 Words In Two Months (While Working Full Time)

5 Simple Ways to Stop Feeling Stuck – Step 1: Identify and Attack Your Triggers

This is Part 1 of a series on Getting Unstuck. Read the intro here. The first thing I did when I realized I was feeling stuck was to try and identify the tangible triggers contributing to my stuck-ness. Below are three things I did to figure out what my triggers were and change my response … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Stop Feeling Stuck – Step 1: Identify and Attack Your Triggers

How to Conquer Internet Addiction and Achieve Your Dreams

Headline seem like a bit much? What does the internet have to do with dreams (besides all the nightmares you have freshman year because you stayed up too late reading about serial killers...please tell me I'm not alone in this)? I think addiction has everything to do with mediocrity. And one of the things I'm … Continue reading How to Conquer Internet Addiction and Achieve Your Dreams