All Blog Posts 2019 Facing the Unknown Together On Forgiveness Developing a Reading Practice See Inside Emily Lackey’s Dialogue Intensive Workshop How Much Time do we Really Need to Write? Writing From Life, with guest blogger Emily Lackey How to Commit to Writing More Regularly in the New Year… 2018 500 Words Letting Your Field Lie Fallow… Book Proposals, De-mystified, with guest blogger Kenneth R. Rosen 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?