7 Awesome Writing Experiences You Can Have Next Year

7 Awesome Writing Experiences You Can Have Next Year

Remember the Amtrak Writers Residency program? If you don’t, it was pretty awesome. Amtrak judges (yes, that Amtrak: the US train service) picked a handful of writers from 600 applicants. The winners were given a free sleeper car with a desk and a window for a round...
50 Best Writing Jobs: How to Get Paid to Write Online and Offline

50 Best Writing Jobs: How to Get Paid to Write Online and Offline

With apologies to Paul Simon. The problem is all inside your head You said to me The answer’s easy if you Take it logically I’d like to help you in your struggle to break free There must be fifty ways To sell your writing You said it’s not really my habit To make...
Top 8 Time Wasters for Writers (And What To Do About Them)

Top 8 Time Wasters for Writers (And What To Do About Them)

Does this scene sound familiar? It’s X o’clock in the whatever. You’ve blocked out two hours to write that scene. You close the study door, turn on your favorite music, and sit down at the keyboard. Two hours later, you’ve written half a page. Just half a darn page....