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What Writers Can Learn From Donald Trump

 Think Donald Trump has nothing to offer?  Not so, friend. 

Resolutions Suck - Set Up Awesome Writing Goals Instead

 New Year’s resolutions? You can keep 'em. They don’t cut it for me – and I bet they've been less than successful for you in the past. So how about you and I sit down and set your firm 2018 writing goal? I’m sure you’d much rather sit down with a p...

The Tyranny of One Day Thinking

I’ve been trying to finish the next draft of a play and it’s been problematic. Not because it is so difficult that I can’t do it or even that I don’t want to finish it – it’s because I seem to think I have all the time in the world. I’ve always underst...

The Benefits of Bouncing

 It’s a no-brainer to have your completed work objectively assessed, edited and critiqued before you publish or send out into the world – but what about while you’re stuck in the thick of it? I always have questions and doubts while I’m writing....

Can't Find Time to Write? Get Carving

 There’s only one person on the planet interested in protecting your writing time and that’s you. It's time to pull up the drawbridge and fill the moat with piranha. 

3 Simple Ways to Push Yourself Creatively

So given you’re already in the business of being creative you could be forgiven for wondering why this subject is even relevant. Surely, you’re pushing yourself by doing it to the best of your ability. Fair cop good people - except amazing ideas and proje...

8 Ways New Screenwriters Undermine Their Screenplay

So you've nailed your kick-ass, original idea. You've spent long hours grinding out that first screenplay and now you're ready to send your baby into the world - or are you? After reading hundreds of screenplays by new writers I've seen a number of flaws...

  1. Re: The Most Effective Antidote for Productive Writing Ever?

    Thanks Fiona! Much appreciated. KB

    --Kathryn Burnett

  2. Re: The Most Effective Antidote for Productive Writing Ever?

    I've been writing for the whole of my children's lives. First my BA, then Masters, now Phd, and also...

    --fionakiwi

  3. Re: Can't Find Time to Write? Get Carving

    Of course you have to be focussed to write and having an end goal is a great help - Playa Flamenca

    --Playa FLamenca

  4. Re: Why Hitting The Beach Should Be Top of Your 2016 To-Do List

    I agree Kathryn. Goal setting is so important.

    --Toby

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