Writing Routine and Goals

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Finding time to write is the number one issue for writers. It’s never easy balancing our working and family lives with our creative goals. Take a peek at some tips on juggling everything and still getting words on the page. … Continue reading

Success

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So many writers measure “success” as selling a script or novel. But what if success was something different, like simply writing because you love it? I explore all levels of success and share my take on the every-changing bar. Success: … Continue reading

Motivation

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In the game of Hollywood, it’s easy to give up. I share advice and tools to keep your writing motivation up so you don’t quit! Motivation: Balls of Steel: How to Grow a Set Balls of Steel: Patience, Crazy Patience … Continue reading

Live in Truth

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What is truth? Is it something told or something lived? Think about that question. Really think about the difference. Because there is a difference. You can speak truthfully, but still live a lie. In the schoolyard we heard phrases like, … Continue reading

Learning to Cope

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I’ve been a therapy-goer for years, up until a session eight months ago, when I had one of those enlightening ah-ha moments. The very last thing I said to my therapist as I left was, “I’m ready to work on … Continue reading

Writer’s Digest Lovin’

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In the November/December issue of Writer’s Digest Magazine, my very first published print article appeared. Wait, that sounds like a tongue twister. Now, you can read the article online on the Writer’s Digest site: Confessions of a Tweetaholic Yes, I’m … Continue reading

The Gift of Time

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In 2011, I’m going to guard and protect my time as if it were a living being in need of my ninja skills. #learntosayNO The other day, I declared the above goal on Twitter.  I hope I can succeed.  Of … Continue reading

Writing as a Martial Art

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“This is a last-laugh business: If you can survive as people are kicking you in the head, eventually their leg will get tired, and they’ll want to start kicking someone else.  If you’re still there, and can pull yourself up … Continue reading

Write or Die

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Today, I officially became a freelance writer, and I owe it to insanity. I was too insane to quit. I was a hustler by day.  Sales.  Straight commission.  Even though I enjoyed my job, the economy was not conducive to … Continue reading

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