Writers need to move it

We’ve been preaching for years the importance of taking breaks while working at your desk. Most of those warnings have been about avoiding eye fatigue and pain in the neck, back, and … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Find Time to Write More

I took a peek at the responses to our ongoing survey to find out what writers’ greatest frustrations are – and 23 percent of responses have to do with time – either finding it or managing it. … [Read more...]

5 Ways Music Can Impact Your Writing

First thing I do after booting up my computer in the morning is to click on the Media Player – a CD is already in place and ready for the next song. (Yes, I do subscribe to Pandora, but … [Read more...]

Time Tracking Tools for Writers

A good way to get a better handle on what to charge for projects (or which assignments to take on or which markets to pursue) is to track how much time it’s taking you to do various … [Read more...]

Are You Maximizing Your Writing Inventory?

  One of the neatest things about writing for a living (even if that’s only a part-time living) is that we get to re-sell our inventory. “What inventory?” you ask. All that … [Read more...]

Multitasking: Good or bad for writers?

  My name is Dana K and I am a multitasker. I do try to keep it under control, but yesterday afternoon I realized I was over-working my “command center” and likely my … [Read more...]