You’ve heard how the old saying goes- “It’s a dog eat dog world out there.” But why does this have to apply to writing? Why does being a writer have to be so competitive? Surely there’s room enough on the thousands of empty bookshelves for us all. Continue reading “Why Does Writing Have To Be A Competition?”
Happy belated New Year’s! I know I’ve been gone awhile (junior year’s a killer), but I’m hoping 2018 will give me more willpower and inspiration so I can get back to posting weekly! To start off today’s post, I’d like to advocate for something I’ve started doing this year that’s brought me so much fulfillment and inspiration already. It may sound simple, but I’ve compiled a little “2018 journal” in which I write one thought daily. It doesn’t sound like much, but trust me when I say this is definitely one resolution that I’ll be keeping up- and here’s why you should give it a try too. Continue reading “Why You Should Write A Thought A Day”
I’m not going to lie- I’ve been feeling slightly uninspired in terms of blogging lately. With all of the excitement and preparation that goes along with finally getting an idea for my first novel (but I’ll talk more about that some other day), it seems that finding things to write on my blog has been getting more and more difficult. If you’ve ever faced a similar conundrum, I’m sure you can relate to how dreadfully annoying it is. After all, if you’re a writer who’s not writing, then what are you? Well, maybe I can’t answer that potentially existential question, but what I can do is offer a few helpful tips to make sure you can avoid this type of situation. So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite tips for fighting back against feeling uninspired. Continue reading “Tips For When You’re Feeling Uninspired”
Writing has always been a part of my life. From the moment I was born, I swear it felt like I had a pen in my hand. Truthfully speaking, though, that’s not what really happened. I’ve spoken about writing a lot on this blog, but I haven’t said much about myself. As the owner of a blog dedicated to writing, it seems only fair that I share with you all what motivated me to start what is now my lifelong passion.
Ah, yes. Bookstores. Remember those? They were great. But does anyone actually go to them anymore? In an age where everything is digital, it’s hard to keep the bookstores alive. But guess what? We have to. And here’s why. Continue reading “Why You Should Still Be Going To Bookstores”
Being productive isn’t always as easy as it sounds, especially in today’s fast-paced, distraction-filled world. So, I’ve written a list of my top five tips for staying productive for all of the brilliant writers out there who just can’t seem to get things done as quickly and efficiently as they’d like to. Whether you write for a hobby, a job, or anything in between, this list is just what you need to boost your productivity. Because let’s face it- we could all benefit from a little pick-me-up. Continue reading “5 Tips To Increase Your Productivity”
Writing isn’t always easy. Sometimes, you can get stuck in a serious writing slump. Trust me, I’ve been there. It’s okay to get stuck every once in awhile, so long as you know how to get yourself out with a good dose of inspiration. One of my favorite places to get inspired is art museums. They’re the perfect places to pull inspiration from- they have rooms and rooms filled to the brim with decades of history and culture. It seems almost impossible not to get inspired by that! Continue reading “A Writer’s Guide To Art Museums”
If you’ve been on my blog before, you probably know that I’m a huge advocate for journaling. It’s a great practice to get in the habit of, especially if you’re a writer. It helps boost your creativity, organize your thoughts, and clear your head of all of the metaphorical “garbage” cluttering your thoughts (among other things.)
When traveling, it can be hard to keep up certain aspects of your daily routine that you maintain at home. Travel journals offer the perfect way to maintain the daily habit of journaling while presenting an alternate type of journal more suited for travel. Continue reading “Why I Love Travel Journaling”
Us writers are constantly looking for ways to improve our craft, because the great thing about writing is that it can always be improved! That’s why I’ve taken ten of my most important writing tips that I’ve learned through personal experience, professors, or peers and compiled them into a list. If you incorporate these ten pieces of advice into your writing repertoire, you’ll be on your way to success! Continue reading “10 Tips To Become A Better Writer”
Whether you’re a writer or not, journalling can be extremely beneficial. As someone who is relatively new to journaling, I can confirm that logging my thoughts daily has been a fun and helpful way to de-stress while generating new material for future projects, whether it be poems or prose.