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You can make anything by writing.

CS Lewis

Write Your Manifesto Today
Write Your Manifesto Today

I believe that everyone who’s found themselves changed, humbled, shocked, angered or moved by the upheavals of 2020 needs to write a manifesto listing their new realizations and convictions. Writin…

Introverts, find your restorative niche!
Introverts, find your restorative niche!

How to thrive as an introvert in a world increasingly designed for extroverts.

How to Write More by Starting Small
How to Write More by Starting Small

You might be a binge writer, or you might be more of a steady plodder. As someone who writes both ways, I have discovered that each approach involves starting small.

7 Project Management Principles for Writing a Book
7 Project Management Principles for Writing a Book

  1. Know your why
  2. Define the project
  3. Know that it can’t all be done in a day
How to Change Your Story’s POV–and why you’d want to
How to Change Your Story’s POV–and why you’d want to

In my editorial experience, writers go through more trouble nailing point of view (POV) for a piece of fiction than almost any other topic I’ve come across. The only real test of POV is whether …

Living with Uncertainty while Writing a Book
Living with Uncertainty while Writing a Book

While you write the first couple of drafts of any long document, the following questions are always present: • Is it worth writing? • Can I write it? • Can I write it well enough that someone wi…


Editing tools that just might change your writing life!