The Talent Myth

The Talent Myth

Today I’m starting a series of blogs about how you can cultivate mastery over your writer’s mindset.  What is a writer’s mindset? I like to think of it as your belief system, which comprises your habitual thoughts and attitudes toward your writing. It is what you are...
7 Steps to Developing a Reliable Writing Habit

7 Steps to Developing a Reliable Writing Habit

Perhaps you fancy yourself a writer, but as much as the activity calls to you, you’re not fulfilling the first dictum of being a writer: writers write. What’s up with that? We could dig deep into analyzing the causes of your avoidance, perhaps uncovering some limiting...
Why You Write and Why You Don’t

Why You Write and Why You Don’t

Fall is the season when many writers I know take on a crazy little challenge called NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). This is the contest that asks writers to pen a 50,000-word work in the month of November. This October, I’m providing a prep series to help...