We’re starting a new tradition here at Bookends Writing – a Monthly Creativity Challenge! Each month, for one week out of the month, we’re calling on writers to rise to the challenge. There are a bunch of ways to participate in the creativity challenge, and you could win a writerly…
Reflective practice means digging deeper into how you work, what you believe about writing, and how you can improve in all facets of your writing life.
Here are my most practical methods to actually accomplish your ambitious reading challenge, whether it’s 12 books a year or 100 or 5). I’ll walk you through how I set up my life so that I can maximize the reading potential of every conceivable situation. I’m only half kidding.
A survey conducted in the USA in the early 2000s revealed that just over 80% of the population wants to write a book. That’s a lot of people, over 200 million taking into account the current US population! Without being able to commission our own poll of the Canadian populace, it’s probably fair to say that a significant number of Canadians also want to write books, probably the majority of people.
I’ve collected some writing quotes that will hopefully spark your creative imagination, and if not that, then light a small fire in your writerly heart. A fire that can be fanned and perhaps ignite something bigger as you continue to grow as a writer.
This blog post shows you how to get honest feedback on your writing, without having to rely on family and friends. We show you great online writing communities and sources for beta readers.
You’ve decided to go the self-publishing route for your book. But for anyone new to self-publishing, there are some pitfalls and a pretty steep learning curve. This post gives some advice and warnings for new self-publishing writers.
Writing every day is crucial for being a productive and prolific writer. Build a writing habit and you will set yourself up for massive success!
Top 6 books on writing to help you improve your writing and develop a writing habit.