How to Write 5000 Words Every Day (Or Even More)

How to Write 5000 Words Every Day (Or Even More)

There is one common problem that all writers are facing: they need to increase the volume of pages they produce within a day if they want to make more money. However, higher productivity may come at the cost of quality. As you try to write more, it seems like you’re...
The Author’s (Post) Christmas List

The Author’s (Post) Christmas List

Well, the holidays are upon us, and I hope you’re prepared and ready to take some well-deserved time off from work, rest, and relax with family and friends. Hopefully you’ve got a tall stack of books and magazine to read, video games to play, movies to...
Becoming a Successful Writer without Writing Every Day

Becoming a Successful Writer without Writing Every Day

One of the common pieces of advice given to those interested in becoming a writer is that they should write every single day. In fact, many famous writers give that advice themselves when they are asked. Why is this the case? First, writing, much like photography, is...
10 Ways to Inspire Your Writing

10 Ways to Inspire Your Writing

Writer’s block is a phenomenon that disables any writer, new or well-seasoned. Whether you’re stuck in the middle of your next novel or you’re just looking for a way to get in the habit of daily writing, here are ten tips to help you get inspired and create something...
10 Elements of the Perfect Writing Environment

10 Elements of the Perfect Writing Environment

In my ten years of writing I noticed that I tend to write better in some environments, less well in others. This piece summarizes my observations. Hopefully it will help you create that perfect writing environment where words just seem to flow effortlessly. Attire You...

7 Things I’ve Learned Self-Publishing Books

In 2011, I began a journey that hasn’t ended yet: I started writing my first thriller novel, and my first-ever attempt at writing fiction, The Golden Crystal. I wasn’t planning on publishing it beyond having a couple hardcover copies printed: one for my...