On Writing

Procrastination and How to Conquer It as a Writer

Procrastination holds us back from doing the things important to us. Forms of Procrastination There are various forms of procrastination; all of them are bad for writers or for people who want to get things done. Wasting time and putting of tasks till the last possible moment is common for ...
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10 Proven Ways on How a Writer Can Build up Self-Discipline

As a writer, there’s nothing more important for your success than self-discipline. So in this article I want to first talk about why self-discipline is necessary and outline ten ways that can help you do so. Why Self-Discipline is Necessary Without being disciplined, success will most likely stay a dream ...
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Planning vs. Action – How to not Get Caught With Details

There are many people who like to make plans more than to actually take action. So in this new article I want to compare planning vs. action and how you avoid to get caught up with unnecessary details. I’m not only talking about outlining a story or planning a novel, ...
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9 Proven Ways to Stop Making Excuses

Excuses are a way of rationalizing our own laziness or unwillingness to do things. So in this article, I want to talk about some ways that can help you to stop making excuses. Typical excuses You know what I am talking about when I mention excuses, right? You sit down ...
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3 Writing Tools That Can Supercharge Your Writing

As a writer, the two most important things you have to do are writing a lot and reading a lot. The advent of the internet changed many things, one of them the profession of being a writer. There are now many writing tools available that can make writing just a tad ...
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To Write a Novel 101 – Musings and Thoughts

Last year I wrote a very long series that I shared here on my website and other place. It's a series titled 'A guest at my motel asked me to post his story. He looked like he went through hell…' It’s a series that’s very dear to me and that ...
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6 Reasons How Writing by Hand Can Make You a Better Writer

Aspiring writer's are often plagued by a multitude of problems. Taking a step back from the monitor in front of you and instead writing by hand for a while can have great results. And it can help to fight one of the biggest foils every writer will encounter: We all ...
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