All Blog Posts

2018

The Importance of Getting Away

The Power of Live Literature

Time to Write… (Not!) 

What a ‘real writer’ looks like, with guest blogger Emily Lackey

Dreaming on the Page: How Dreams Catalyze Creative Breakthroughs, with guest blogger Tzivia Gover

Need to Stop Procrastinating?  Lower Your Standards! 

Make it So!  Re-Booting our Writing Practice, with guest blogger Diana Gordon

2017

Subtext in Dialogue and in Life

Receptivity, not Productivity

Research for Fiction, with guest Blogger Jacqueline Sheehan

Embracing Failure

Show Don’t Tell: Overused Advice?

How Long it Really Takes to Find an Agent, Sell a Book and Get Published, with guest blogger Randy Susan Meyers

Working with the Inner Critic

Memoirs Need 3-D Characters Too!

2016

5 Ways to Create a Writing Routine

The Story Only You can Tell, with guest blogger Janet Benton

Overcoming Futility

2014

Renaming Self-discipline

Being Still

2013

Letting Go

Staying the Course

Making Time To Write

Creativity Is Its Own Validation

2012

Facing What We Fear

How Much Do “Real Writers” Write?

How to Come Back From Vacation!

Fiction and Social Change…a Post by WIP Affiliate Ellen Meeropol

Lower Your Standards!

What Do You DO All Day?

Owning Our Stories

2011

Dealing With Praise and Criticism

Trusting

What’s Essential

Letting Go of Perfection

2010

Good and Bad News About Time…

What Good Writing Should Do…

Repeating Our Parent’s Mistakes

Paths Not Taken

Best Laid Plans and Bloody Paw Prints!

Find Time to Write (As If)

Book Review

Women And Desire

Slugs, Thistles, and Rapture

The Book Launch

The Next Coolest Thing

Four Days Left

On Retreat With Pip

Writing OTOW

Recommended Reads

Do All Writing Days Have to Be Productive Ones?