Unconscious Thought Theory (UTT) can help authors with plotting, inventing stuff, restructuring a story, coming up with twists, solving continuity problems, overcoming some kinds of writer’s block, and more. Read on to find out how.
You may or may not be familiar with the terms “prescriptivism” and “descriptivism.” How do they apply to writing books?
Studies show that writing, particularly expressive writing, can improve your health. Here are 10 ways writing will improve your health.
Becoming healthier will make you mentally healthier, which in turn will make you a better writer. Here are three ways you can be healthier.
When you experience setbacks, staying positive can help you get back to work and keep you healthy. Read on for tips on staying positive.
Being an author can feel isolating. Here are 8 ways you can connect with other authors.
To create a believable and relatable character in your books, that character must experience failure.
Need to keep your kids entertained so you can get some writing done? Check out these activity ideas for kids!
As an author, you likely work from home, and having children home at the same time can make getting any writing done a challenge. Here are 6 tips for being productive with children at home.
Naming your characters can be a lot of work when you do it well. Here are some character naming pitfalls to watch out for.
As an author, you probably spend a lot of time in Microsoft Word. Here are 11 useful Microsoft Word shortcuts that will make your writing life just a little bit easier!
Journal writing can help make you a better writer, but what can you write about? Here are 56 journal writing prompts to help you out.
Writing in a journal can make you a better writer. How? Here are 5 ways.
Sometimes we all need a little break from writing and the craziness of life. Here are 18 funny ways you can tell that you are an author!
Writing productively is always easier with enough sleep. If you’re having trouble getting enough sleep, here are 10 tips to help.
There is only so much writing practice you can do in a day, but there are also a lot of non-writing activities you can do that will make you a better writer. Read on for some ideas!
Being a writer can be lonely and hard, but there are many reasons writers write. Here are 25 reasons that can give you motivation when the going gets tough.
Writing contests can be a great way to hone your writing, try something new, and maybe win a prize! Here are 7 writing contests that you can try your hand at.
Creative exercises are a great way to keep your writing brain sharp and to prepare you for a day of writing. Here are 12 creative exercises you can try.