How to keep writing using rewards

How to keep writing using rewards

Whatever you’re writing it’s important to keep motivated and keep moving forward. That’s when rewards can power up your writing productivity. However, there’s more to rewards than treating yourself to a big slice of cake after crafting the perfect sentence. Find out...
The secrets of successful collaborative writing

The secrets of successful collaborative writing

In 2013, Alice Campion sent the manuscript of a novel she’d just finished called The Painted Sky to Penguin Random House Australia in the hope they might be interested in publishing it. They were. In fact, the publisher was bowled over. In an email back to the author,...
How to avoid the willpower trap

How to avoid the willpower trap

We’re taught from an early age that trying to do such and such is admirable – and indeed, it can be. But in reality, making yourself do anything through willpower alone is a trap. It’s demoralising and rarely gets results. Forcing yourself to write, stay focused...
Overcome your writing blocks with obstacle thinking

Overcome your writing blocks with obstacle thinking

Many things get in the way of writing – from the siren call of social media to children clamouring for attention. Find out what obstacles writers face and how to battle your writing baddies with obstacle thinking. Learn to WOOP with some help from video games....
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