Picture It: How To Make An Inspiration Board

Picture It: How To Make An Inspiration Board

Every part of our lives can become inspiration for our next book or short story. From dialogue we overhear on our commute to ideas planted by coworkers or neighbors mentioning a problem they need to solve, writers draw from everything around us to gain inspiration,...
Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?

Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?

Kids are smart. Often, smarter than we might like. And that means they know when you’re talking down to them. With the internet present in everyone’s pockets thanks to smartphones, kids today have access to a whole world of content that wasn’t available just a few...
7 Steps to Improve Your Handwriting (and Productivity)

7 Steps to Improve Your Handwriting (and Productivity)

While computers are possibly the best thing to happen to a writer’s productivity since the invention of coffee, handwriting still has its uses. It can make us more creative, unlocking ideas and creating connections we wouldn’t have considered otherwise. It can help us...