I call it crosshatch networking.
When I take any type of vacation, I try to leave all the “shoulds” of my writing life behind. Then the biggest question is, “Should I write at all on vacation?”
Your writer senses tell you “Hey, this could be a story.” But wait! There are steps to getting your idea actually accepted.
If we want those fancy bylines, we have to get past the pitch.
How often do you write something just for the joy of writing?
Take your writing life from striving to thriving with the ultimate life hack: remembering we're all going to die anyway.
We don't want to look back in the fall and think, "Bleh, I have to start all over again!" Inertia is a b-word.
There is just something magical about starting your writing with a short mindfulness practice.
If you've taken time off from writing, it's never as simple as just sitting down to write. Here's how to get back in the seat and back to business.
Overwhelmed by all your to do's? Calm yourself! Here's how to take a step back and figure out what's actually important.
The joy in record-keeping is the ability to see your life and business more clearly.
What Is It You Plan to Do with Your One Wild and Precious Quarantine? You do not have to say “I should…” You do not have to pull on hard…
Here's a quick and fun way to get some more work done in close quarters with others.
My rent is $350 for the next three months, and I can't tell whether it's that or the physical space around me, trees instead of buildings, cows instead of crowds,…
From my first essay nearly published a decade ago to the viral essay that got a million readers to the little goof essays I write now, here are 10 things I've learned about writing powerful personal essays
I am feeling feelings about Kristen Arnett's book, Mostly Dead Things, an absolutely fabulous and hilarious novel set in Florida. Psst: This site uses affiliate links. Hey Paulette, weren't you…
I feel so lucky to have been included in this story in The New York Times about how to finally finish your non-fiction book. Of course, they could only use a…