How to build a 5-minute writing habit

This is an exercise to show you that you can create a writing habit with very little time. With persistence, you can go from writing nothing at all, to creating…

The Only Thing You Control

I waited, impatiently for my computer to turn on. It was 11 pm and I had no story written. But my laptop didn’t care, sitting there lifeless. I was laying on my mattress, thumb-typing words together…

Writing: The Healing Tool

Writing is a form of therapy. Many of us overlook this fact. But writing can help heal open wounds, answer our lingering questions, and uncover truths we were previously unaware…

3 Lies Writers Tell that Hold Them Back

“I’m not good enough.” The truth: You’re not a great judge of your own ability (or inability). And what exactly is enough? As writers, we hold our work and the value of…

Be an Inkwell: The Importance of Raw Expression

Many writers, when trying to express themselves lean into unhelpful thoughts. Thoughts such as, “What do I know?” or “Why would anyone read my work?” or “I have nothing worth…

There is no shame in starting small.

As a writer, the thought of putting my soul into a piece of work and no one caring is scarier than losing my wallet, keys, and cellphone in one sitting….