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.

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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 […]