The Writing Life is home to links to all posts
with writing exercises, prompts, techniques, and other information
relevant to, you guessed it, the writing life!
It had to happen sometime – my laptop kicked the bucket and I had to research new computers. In this post, I share links to reviews for laptops for writers.
Sometimes we get stuck in a little patch of writer’s block … try this exercise to free yourself and fuel your creativity!
Thinking about POV and an exercise in writing from a different perspective.
Resources to help you choose the perfect title for your masterpiece … or at least get you thinking!
The final post in the series! It’s all about the fun…
The sixth in the series – getting the most bang for your buck! When to spend your money and when to save it…
The fifth in the series – critique sessions! To be critiqued or not to be critiqued, that is the question. Read on to find out the answer!
Tips on beating away writer’s block.
The fourth in the series – logistics tricks! From where to sit to what to eat, this post has got you covered.
Five articles that will get you excited about writing (or reading) that six-letter word!
The third in the series – secrets of submitting!
Why I haven’t been able to post… or, CTS is the devil!
The second in the series – marketing!
The first in a series of my top seven takeaways after a year of writing conferences …
Why it is essential to find your tribe – my story on becoming a connected writer …
I procrastinated for you and surfed the web like a pro to bring you five great posts about finishing NaNoWriMo (or really any writing project)…
Talking about trying to write … and failing … with four teen/preteen girls as cell roommates…
My guest post for the Art of Women Foundation about women, art, and a fabulous effort by a small, local business.
Talking about what I did to my real-life villain… and it ain’t pretty!
Talking about a FULL (not dull) November with writing and more …
Talking about the Writer’s Digest platform building challenge (do it anytime!) ….
Writing prompts from the grave ….
Using Facebook to generate amazing poems (and other forms of writing) ….
Using character sketches to unblock stuck stories ….
The sonnenizio – a new form of poetry in paradelle fashion, guaranteed fun ….
Pondering NaNoWriMo… are you in or out?