Three Steps to Start a Daily Writing Habit

Three Steps to Start a Daily Writing Habit

It’s one thing to call yourself a writer; it’s quite another to actually write. So what separates the pros from the amateurs? Is it God-given talent? Natural skill? Or something else?

Of course, we all have gifts that we’ve been given. This is grace, the fact that we have things we are good at — and don’t deserve them. But what we do with those gifts is what separates the outliers from the rest of the pack.

The Secret to Developing a Regular Writing Habit

The Secret to Developing a Regular Writing Habit

This is the year you become a writer. And what do writers do? They write.

There’s nothing mystical or magical about it — you just have to show up and commit to doing the work. Place butt in chair, fingers on keys, and start typing.

And this, of course, is where most writers fail. They never actually write a word. They talk about writing, think about writing, even read about writing. But they do not write.

Writing is Manual Labor

How does inspiration happen? Where does it come from? Do we wait for it to come or simply get to work? And how does one go about capturing such a thing? Most importantly, how does a writer actually write?

3 Important Lessons on Writing

3 Important Lessons on Writing

This year has been quite transformative for me, and I’m still unpacking what it all means. Suffice to say, I am evaluating everything I’m doing, considering changing a lot both personally and professionally.