Creative Writing Ideas Are Everywhere

This time of the year creative writing ideas are everywhere. From  cooking highs and lows to shopping adventures to visits with friends and family to touching stories you either remember or can see happening in the world around you. No limits here to things to write about so get those pencils sharpened-do finger exercises so […]

Writing To Capture Your Reader’s Attention

On the Internet the audience can move away from your words with a click of the button so you need to be focused and on target. You can’t take time for a slow buildup or meandering discussion. If you (the writer) do not seem to be delivering the goods then the reader will simply move […]

Remember Your Goal Is To Write

Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that “Man’s mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension”. My hope is that your mind will be stretched by the ideas of this site and you will reach your potential to become a writer. It takes action, so it is important to get started and […]

Writing Needs A Plan

How successful would you be at playing a game if you had no idea what the rules were? How successful would you be at arriving at a destination if you had no map, no directions, no compass, and all the road signs were written in a foreign language? How could you build a house without […]

How To Get Started With Your Writing

Everyone that I speak to has a desire to write a book.  When I ask them what they will write about I usually get I don’t know, I just feel like I should write a book. If you are in the same place, I have several suggestions for you to help you get started as […]

Unexpected Twists In Writing

One of the ways to keep the interest of the reader is to add unexpected twists to your story line. it is like the cliff hanger at the end of a tv series that makes you curious enough about what the new season will bring that you look forward to seeing the season premier. Think […]

Making A Commitment To Writing

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes…but no plans.”  Peter F Drucker If you are talking about writing that book you feel is inside you but have not made a commitment to getting started you are just talking.  It is time to get started.  You have many tools in the resource area […]

7 Ways to Have More Creative Ideas Than You Thought Possible

Anyone who creates needs a steady influx of new ideas. Everything every created, everything ever invented, began with a tiny gem of an idea in someone’s mind. Every single one began the same way. So it follows that if we don’t have any ideas to work with, we’re not going to be able to create […]

You Want Me To Write What?

Have you ever had someone who knows that you write ask you to write something for them that is totally not of interest to you? How do you handle that kind of situation without fussing at the person who asked you? Well, the easiest way to do that is to take the topic and approach […]

Creative Writing Journal – How Can A Creative Writing Journal Help My Creative Writing?

Do you wish you could have more creative writing ideas? Would you love to be able to write more easily, more abundantly, more deeply? The best way of being able to do this is by using a creative writing journal. A creative writing journal is simply a portable notebook or sketchbook you keep with you […]