We often try to do too much when we think and, as a result, we become confused and ineffective. To break through this log-jam, try switching hats.  Continue reading...

I'm a big fan of writing that's larded with metaphor, simile and personification. Here's a bit of figurative language I particularly like: to be a writer is to be a figure skater.  Continue reading...

Telling stories — even very short ones — is one of the best techniques you can use to make your writing more interesting and more engaging to your readers. I suggest you make it a priority.  Continue reading...

Write like a jazz musician — go with the flow, take risks, accept less than perfect results — and do it secure in the knowledge that you can always edit it later.  Continue reading...


Walking is one of the best things we can do. This advice is particularly true for writers. Why?  Continue reading...

Every feel like there's just not enough time in the day to write? Here are some tools, tricks and techniques that don't cost a cent that can help you do your job better and faster.  Continue reading...

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