So you failed NaNoWriMo. Now what?

Not winning NaNoWriMo isn’t always a bad thing. Here are a few reasons writers shouldn’t let failing at National Novel Writing Month get them down.

How to show, not tell — The Cat’s Write

“Say what you mean. Say what you see. Make a photograph, if you can, for the reader.” – Stephen King The art of showing vs telling can be challenging, even for veteran writers. Millie Schmidt, author of the writing blog The Cat’s Write, recently posted about the moment she truly understood the difference between the…

4 ways writing is like a workout

Creativity is like a muscle: it helps you do things, make things, and get things done. Here’s what you need to know about exercising your creative muscle.

Why so witchy?

How would you define “magic”? Do you subscribe to the dictionary definition that describes magic as “the power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces”? Or do you prefer a more spiritual take on things, like that of author and Wiccan, Scott Cunningham, who says “magic is the practice of moving natural…