Writer’s Fieldnotes

The Scribe’s Stocking: Gifts From a Writer

The Scribe’s Stocking: Gifts From a Writer

The mini-lights are twinkling, the eggnog’s topped with rum, and the smell of pine boughs is in the air. This writer is feeling festive and—while Orange Phase restrictions have put a serious damper on my shopping this year—I’m sending you a stocking full of intangible, but valuable, gifts for your holiday writing projects and 2021 storytelling resolutions.

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How To Write A Captivating About Page

How To Write A Captivating About Page

After your homepage, your about page is the most important real estate on your website. The stakes are high, which is why it feels so impossible to find the right words to convey–often in short order–what you’re all about. Here’s how to make writing your about page easy!

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5 Creative Writing Exercises To Conquer ‘Writer’s Block’

5 Creative Writing Exercises To Conquer ‘Writer’s Block’

While I’ve said many times before that I don’t subscribe to ‘writer’s block’, I think lack of motivation can be a real problem for many people writing for their business or social media accounts.

What do you do when you’re staring at a blinking cursor on a blank page while making deals with yourself to get out of having to finish that blog post?

Well, you write.

Once you get the ball rolling, it’s much easier to get the writing done. Here are a few simple exercises to get going in just a few minutes.

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Hi, I’m Kate. I’ve been a writer for nearly 20 years. From national award-winning journalism to scripts for film and TV, to brand-building copy for business, it all comes down to the same thing: A great story, well told. These writer’s field notes are here to help you along your own writing journey.