January 1st, 2018

What word will guide your writing life in 2018?

I love the idea of a fresh start.

There’s something so appealing about a new beginning, an uncharted course, a do-over. It’s why every year, I make New Year’s resolutions and manage to keep many of them.

But for the last few years, I’ve also followed along with the idea of choosing a single word […]

January 2nd, 2017

What word will guide your writing life in 2017?

The start of a new year has most of us reflecting on the previous year and making grand plans for the coming year. I don’t make resolutions. To me, they’re empty wishes. I set goals. And each year, I think of one word that will guide me through the year and keep me on track […]

January 1st, 2016

What word will guide your writing life in 2016?

Whether you make New Year resolutions or set goals, January is the perfect time to look forward. Over the last few years, I’ve been doing something a tad different. I think of one word that will guide me for the year. And then I make sure that what I take on meshes with my […]

January 18th, 2012

Myers-Briggs: A Tool for Authors and Other Humans

by Fae Rowen

Allow me open a window to your personality, as well as your character’s. If you already know all about the Myers-Briggs Personality Test and the sixteen personality types, you can skip down to the stars, below.

I’m no psychologist and I want to remind you that while I find this interesting, […]

January 4th, 2012

Can Looking Back Provide Inspiration For Your Future?

By Laura Drake

Christmas is over. Wrapping paper is put away, tarnished tinsel flashes on the Christmas trees at the curb, awaiting trash pickup. I don’t want to hear a Christmas carol for at least another eleven months.

Now everyone is looking ahead, to 2012. You’re not going to be able to avoid thinking about […]