Back in the day, ninjas were feared assassins. In the arena of successful writing, the only things that ought to be trembling in their boots are bad habits. Effective publishing ninjas are committed to killing stumbling blocks to productivity: procrastination, perfectionism, distractions, lack of energy, […]
Wikipedia describes the functions of the ninja as espionage, sabotage, assassination, infiltration, and guerrilla warfare. To publish like a “ninja” means adding the same skillful techniques to your repertoire of success methods as an aspiring author. If you want to be successful in getting your […]
In Part 2 of this series last week we looked at what some of the most powerful Jedi Masters in the Star Wars universe had to say and how it relates to you as a writer. In this final installment, we’re going to dig deep […]
In my last post (Part 1 of this series), I took a look at four famous quotes from our most beloved franchise, mostly having to do with belief in yourself, starting small, and not underestimating the power of beginning. Now we’re going to look at […]
With the long-anticipated latest Star Wars movie Rogue One being released in a few months, I thought it would be fun to apply the lessons learned in the first six movies to writing… So, enjoy Part 1 of 3 of this fun article series, and join me […]
Do you ever feel like NOT writing? Watch this video for a little inside scoop on what to do when you don’t feel like writing… And how I got past my own writer’s block.
If you are tired of staring at that blank white page on your computer, frustrated that the ideas just aren’t flowing, keep reading, there are a few things you can do that practically trick your brain into working better. Let’s get something straight here. That […]
Writing is truly a unique art form. A good author must be part psychologist, part poet, part conversationalist, a powerful observer, and a talented story weaver—all rolled into one person. As one of my favorite books on writing, Write More Good by The Bureau Chiefs, […]