Bulldoze your top 10 writing barriers

Bulldoze your top 10 writing barriers

Whether you’re a blank-page daydreamer, a perfection-or-bust revisionist, or a share/send button avoider, I’m calling about your writing demons. Instead of self-doubt spirals and grammar cold sweats, I’ve got some productive, practical ideas to help you get out of your own way.

Plan Your Writing Retreat

Plan Your Writing Retreat

Have you found yourself dreaming of finally having time to focus on that writing project you started but haven’t made much progress on? Yeah, me too.

Maybe it’s time to pack up your notebooks and thesaurus and head into the woods for a little writing retreat. Sometimes a few days in nature, away from the distractions of everyday life, can be exactly what the doctor ordered for a creative kickstart.

Less is More: How to Write Short

Less is More: How to Write Short

In this age of “feeding the algorithm,” I’ll bet you find yourself struggling to crunch your ideas and stories into snappy little salvos to reach your audience on social media. It’s frustrating, paring your big ideas down into small tweet-sized bites. It’s also damn...
Copywriting: What the heck is it, anyway?

Copywriting: What the heck is it, anyway?

Updated: April 2022 Copywriting is words that sell. And it is all around us. Copy—what a copywriter like me crafts—is the text you read daily without realizing it. It’s the print ads you read on the bus. Or your favourite brand’s catchy tagline (“Just do it.”). And it...