Daily Writing Prompt #20

Daily Writing Prompt #20

You're unpacking in the kitchen of your new house when you hear a door slam closed upstairs. You sprint up the stairs and find that all of the doors—bedrooms, bathrooms, closets—are open.

How Much Should You Write Every Day?

How Much Should You Write Every Day?

When the word gods bestowed upon a young Enheduanna the gift of cuneiform, they said unto her, "Thou shalt write for a minimum of three hours and produce at least 1253 words every day." That's why aspiring authors everywhere still use those numbers as a benchmark and...

Daily Writing Prompt #19

Daily Writing Prompt #19

You head to your car after work one dark October night and, as you approach, you notice the vehicle rocking back and forth on its shocks. It also seems to be growling, and a huge, thick feline tail whips out from behind the trunk.

17 Surprising Ways to Find Your Writing Muse

17 Surprising Ways to Find Your Writing Muse

If you've ever sat in front of your computer screen staring at the empty white canvas of a blank document, then you know all about the pain and frustration of writer's block. Sometimes, it can strike even when you have a killer idea just chomping to be set free from...