Is Your System Broken? Break Out!

I had the pleasure of interviewing two amazing young men not too long ago: Seth and Chandler Bolt.  You may have heard of at least one of the Bolts through his band, NEEDTOBREATHE:  NEEDTOBREATHE – Something Beautiful Anyway, they (the Brothers Bolt) wrote a...

“No Time” is No Excuse

“I’m busy” – is the most common excuse that most people use when they can’t get started with their writing. Even if they have set their goals and know how to achieve it they still fail in putting it into action. Time is abundant but the...

Write Fast: How to Keep your Fingers Flying Over the Keyboard

For many writers, time is money. If you aren’t writing, you aren’t earning. Therefore, the faster you write, and the more you can get accomplished, the fatter your paycheck will be! However, writing fast is about more than just money. It is about a sense...

“Next Thing” Disease: How to Kill Your Productivity

I have a made up disease, one I like to call “Next Thing” disease.  It’s pretty simple — I can’t focus on what’s in front of me. Instead, I’m searching, longing, and working for what’s “next.”  I’ve had...

How to Increase Your Writing Output with Less Technology

The start of my freelance writing career was a careful balancing act. I’d recently quit my job as a barista to force myself to find bigger and better things. The first work I found was a gig with the content mill Demand Studios, and it was one of my first...