The Art of Being Succinct

Years ago, Twitter confused me. I wondered who could express a complete thought in 140 characters, or less. I’m programmed to think more is better.…

My Realistic Productivity Challenge (With Tips You Can Steal)

I’m like a moth to flame when it comes to productivity articles. I read them daily. And often I glean some tips that could be…

7 Ways to Break Out of Writer’s Block

Although I visit my keyboard daily, I still battle writer’s block on occasion. I stare at the screen, waiting for words to spring forth. Nothing.…

Should You Write for Free?

Early in my career, I was offered bylines and exposure in exchange for my precious words. While I appreciated the help getting my name out…

Writer’s Block? Use Content Triggers to Inspire Your Writing

  Sometimes writing topics hide in plain sight. The other day I was listening to the Brand Journalism Advantage podcast. My friend Phoebe was interviewing…

Are You Feeding Your Writing Brain?

This isn’t a post about caffeine. Or, doughnuts.  (Stick with me!) Often on the blog, I chat about writing tips and trends to move your…