Pantsers Everywhere Rejoice

Have you ever wondered whether to plot a novel or just write by the seat of your pants? Join me as I discuss this age-old writing dilemma.

Amazon Bestseller Status: The Journey Awaits

The results are in for my newest book SMART FOCUS How to Stay S.M.A.R.T. and Achieve Your Most Important Goals One Step at a Time. In this blog post, I’ll share my goals of becoming an Amazon Bestseller and the results I’ve achieved so far—complete with screenshots! Read more

The Power of Writing

Have you wondered if you could be the next J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, or even J.R.R. Tolkien? This post on “The Power of Writing” may help you determine if you have the potential. Read more

Interview with a Future Bestselling Author

I’ve just released a new story, now available on Wattpad! It’s called Interview with a Future Bestselling Author: Hopes of a Future in Fiction. Click here to read the story on Wattpad. In this “interview” I set out to motivate myself to carry on with my writing despite the overwhelming fear that my writing isn’t—or will … Read more

5 Secrets to Writing a Bestselling Novel (How to Write a Novel)

Have you ever wondered how to write a novel? In the process of writing my own novel, I’ve come across a great series of videos that answers that very question along with many more! I’ve recently come across one of the most helpful video series on YouTube regarding how to write a novel. Seeing as … Read more

Young-ha Kim: Be An Artist, Right Now! | TED Talks Video

What’s holding you back from releasing your inner artist?  Do you remember when you were just a kid?  What was it you always did to pass the time?  In this inspiring and motivating TED Talks video, Young-ha Kim talks about what it means to allow yourself to “play” once again.

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Writing Can Be Great Therapy

Tools of the Trade

Writing can be great therapy, you know. All you really need is paper and pen. I prefer using a specific notebook that’s dedicated to writing your thoughts and ideas—yes, a journal, but a special one; not just any old notebook.

The pen should be special as well; something that will allow you to write fast and not stick to the page or drag along. You need to be able to write as fast as you can; as fas as you can think, preferably.  I recommend Uniball Signo 207 pens as well as Pilot Precise V5 pens.  If you’re looking for something a bit more stylish, you could try Space Pens.

“Why not just use my computer (tablet, etc.) to write,” you may ask. Well, you can, but there’s just something about using a pen to physically pull you in and get you involved in the whole process.

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