April 24th, 2017

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

Kathryn Craft

Turning Whine Into Gold 

When thinking about what to sacrifice in order to earn a living, care for a family, and also write a novel, the first thing most of us take off the table is sleep. Unwilling to crimp anyone else’s schedule while we work hard to pursue our dream, we joke, […]

March 31st, 2014

Achieving Work-Life Balance…A Story of Balls

Sometimes life feels like THIS…

During weeks like this, when I’m juggling a lot of commitments, I think a lot about work-life balance and how freaking hard it is to achieve.

I got some perspective from a very unexpected source recently. I got my epiphany at work.

Many of you know […]

September 21st, 2012

WriterStrong: 5 Ways to Achieve a Healthier Writing Brain

We’re delighted to welcome August McLaughlin as our inaugural guest for the WriterStrong series. She’s our go-to person for healthy eating and mental balance, all of which help YOU be BrainStrong.

Please join us in welcoming August by heaping blog love on her in the comments section.


Imagine waking up one day […]

September 10th, 2012

When Life (and Your Writing) Takes A Detour

By Sharla Rae

I don’t usually spill my guts to anyone but my closest friends. I just don’t. But my critique pals here at WITS have been pressing me to share the obstacles I’ve faced in my writing life this past year.

I argued that people don’t want to hear my personal sob stories. I […]