The Part-Time Writer

Tips and tools to help you make the most of your writing time

Do You Make Every Second Count?

Do you  make every second count? If so, what were you thinking about a minute ago? I don’t know about…

How to Choose a Role Model

As we all know, one of the best ways to reach our writing goals is to learn from other writers….

Recovering from Writer’s Brain Freeze

Brain freeze is something you associate with ice cream or a super cold drink. It’s certainly not the first thing…

The Art of Being a Fast Pitcher

Are you a fast pitcher? For the past two months I’ve been learning how to pitch ideas to editors more…

How Writers Can Use Visual Aids

In my February post, I showed a picture of one of my favourite visual aids. It’s an index card on…

Do You Cut Corners and Settle for the Easy Win?

I’ve never been motivated by the easy win. It used to drive my gym teacher crazy. Whatever team sport we’d…

Are You Sticking to Your Plan?

Wow, it’s already February! How did your first month go? Are you sticking to your plan or is the shine…

Ready for 2017? Reach Your Goals

Like most of you, I have spent a lot of my free time this month pondering my goals for next…

Keep Track of Your Progress With a Writing Diary

When you’re writing part-time it can be difficult to judge if you’re making progress or stagnating. Everything seems to take…

Blasting Writer’s Blues

Hi, I’m back! I came down with the flu during the last week of September and was sick for most…

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