October 1st, 2014

How to Show Up for the Best Job Ever

Writing is the Best Job Ever!

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Where else can you show up to your desk for work in your comfortable robe and slippers? No commute, no bossy co-workers, no meetings.

Writing is a great excuse to get out of social obligations -“I’m working on deadline”- and the perfect […]

January 13th, 2014

How To Negotiate a Writing Life in 10 Easy Steps

by Susan Squires

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Whether you’re just starting out or under contract, being productive isn’t easy. There isn’t enough time. Or enough space. Or enough quiet. Or enough organized thinking. There isn’t enough something, always.

How many times have you heard writers say, “I sure wish I had more_______. Then I […]

December 26th, 2012

Don’t Waste A Second

By Laura Drake

I heard today that a distant relative, after enduring brutal treatment for lung cancer, is in remission! I’m so very happy for him, and his family. He’s such a sweet, giving man.

The horror in Connecticut this month made most people I know stop and think.

These things, as well as […]

October 10th, 2012

Physical Therapy For Your Writing–Keeping Your Manuscript In Balance

by Jenny Hansen

You can thank my husband and his knee for this post.

The wear and tear of fifteen years of football finally took its toll this last year and he hurt his knee working as IT Wonder Man at a conference in San Francisco.

He came home limping and the pain got progressively […]

September 19th, 2012

WriterStrong: A New Writing Series About YOU

Photo by PaulNasca on Wikimedia Commons – Let’s focus on really strong writing!

Writers In The Storm is starting a new series this month that we think y’all will love. In addition to our regular contributing bloggers like Kara Lennox, Shannon Donnelly and Susan Spann, we’ll be opening the door to a whole new […]