15 Fantastic Podcasts for Writers

15 Fantastic Podcasts for Writers

As much as we might want to, we can’t write all the time. Our bodies and minds need time to recharge in order to do our best work. And no, jotting down ideas for your next book or updating your accounting doesn’t count as recharging! Still, there are ways to feel...
6 Great Stretches for Writers

6 Great Stretches for Writers

Unlike, say, wrangling rattlesnakes or teaching tigers to tap-dance, writing isn’t considered a hazardous profession. After all, we’re basically sitting still for way longer than we really should, tapping away at a keyboard. The only real risk is spraining our...
Are Writing Marketplace Subscriptions Worth It?

Are Writing Marketplace Subscriptions Worth It?

Writers are supposed to do what we do for the passion of it—for the pure creative urge to get our stories out of our heads and onto the page. And, of course, that’s a huge part of what drives us. But the last time I checked, the power company didn’t take short stories...
8 Reasons You Should Be Writing Short Stories

8 Reasons You Should Be Writing Short Stories

You’ve probably heard it a hundred times by now: the best way to build a career as a writer is to write a lot. You need to have a series; you need to expand to related markets; you need to blog every day—the list of recommendations seems as endless as the amount of...