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, […]

May 16th, 2016

Cutting Through the Busyness to Get To Business

Kate Moretti

In 2012, I published my debut novel with Red Adept Publishing. I had no idea how much my life would change. As a result of this book, I’ve written four additional books, I’m starting my fifth. MY FIFTH. When I say it out loud, it feels crazy to me.

Writing is now part […]

January 18th, 2016

Tackling a Writer’s Greatest Challenge—Time Management

Heather Webb

As I sit down to write this post, I’m racing the clock. I have an essay due for Writer’s Digest, pages due to my writing partner for a book we’re doing together, a full manuscript edit for a client, and my critique partner just sent me her novel for feedback. To say nothing […]

July 25th, 2014

Time Management Secret: “YES Makes Less”

Photo credit: Cellar Door Films via WANA Commons on Flickr

What’s the time management secret that’s sure to help us all get TONS more writing done? “Yes makes less.” It’s my new favorite motto.

If you’ve never heard of Steven Pressfield or Shawn Coyne, you’re missing out on some amazing lessons. Pressfield wrote The […]

December 23rd, 2011

The Secret Pleasure of Writing

Merry Christmas from Writers In The Storm!

We are delighted to welcome back Louisa Bacio to talk to you about stealing time for your writing, especially during this season where it feels like everything is pulling you in a million directions. Take it away, Louisa…

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