Writing Tips

Here are some writing tips to use...or amuse! 1. Establish a set writing schedule. Example: Schedule a block of time to write every day from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. (or whatever). 2. Sixty to 90 minute writing blocks are ideal—any longer, and most people begin to lose focus. 3. Don’t worry if the words don’t flow right away. It usually takes me up to 20 (or more) minutes to “warm … [Read more...]

Brainstorming

Many writers avoid brainstorming, specific time to think about new ideas.  At AuthorAlly.com, we encourage brainstorming. This creative time is essential for the positive development of new ideas and new ways of thinking. You can—and should—brainstorm by yourself. Here are ways to make individual brainstorming effective:  Be with yourself. Brainstorming is a form of day-dreaming, so you’ll … [Read more...]