How to make time to write – 4 approaches to finding time in busy schedules

The main barrier to writing is not a lack of ideas but a lack of time. Our lives are packed to the brim with important and urgent things to do. Don’t wait for the perfect writing opportunity to arrive – you must make time. Learn about four approaches that other...

How to set a writing goal: the ultimate guide

Writing goals are important because they give you something to aim for. They give you the structure, direction and clarity you need to keep moving forwards with your project. However, the wrong goal can become a millstone that demotivates and leads to delay, and make...

How to defeat your procrastination excuses and start writing – a five step guide

For writers, procrastination excuses come in different forms and some are more obvious than others: I want to start but I'm not ready yet, I need more time to plan. I’m dog tired this evening but I'm sure I'll feel better tomorrow. Are these just excuses or are they...

10 ways to avoid the sticky middle and build a writing system that works

At one time you couldn’t wait to get working on your writing project? But now you approach it with dread. Social media’s become cat nip. Writing sessions feel tortuous. You question EVERYTHING. Are you going backwards, forwards or around in circles – who knows?...
How to set a writing goal: the ultimate guide

How to set a writing goal: the ultimate guide

Writing goals are important because they give you something to aim for. They give you the structure, direction and clarity you need to keep moving forwards with your project. However, the wrong goal can become a millstone that demotivates and leads to delay, and make...

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How to write a book in 100 days

How to write a book in 100 days

Getting my book deal was the achievement of a life-long goal. Once the ink had dried on the publisher’s contract, reality set in. I actually had to write and deliver a book - 50,000 as yet unwritten words - in 100 days. There was no time to waste - I needed a plan....

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