Here’s How to Focus on Your Writing

Here’s How to Focus on Your Writing

Over the weekend, I was working on a book project. I’ve been working on it for almost a year and desperately need to finish it. But when I sat down to work on it, suddenly everything became more interesting than the writing on the screen in front of me.

I stared at the wood table for too long, before picking up my phone and texting back everyone I hadn’t in the last six months. I stared out the window, got a refill on my coffee, and then finally wrote maybe thirty words.

3 Reasons You Don’t Need an English Degree To Be a Writer

3 Reasons You Don’t Need an English Degree To Be a Writer

I’m a full-time writer with no English degree. (I’ll tell you a bigger secret, I actually don’t have a degree at all.)  And after doing this for a few years I’ve realized that you don’t need an English degree to become a writer.

I’ve been writing for The Write Practice for about two and a half years. I started as an amateur and recently launched my own writing business. So really, I am the poster child for how you really CAN make it.

(I’m still not completely sure how I made it, but I’m going to spend the next couple posts sharing what I did and how you can make it as a writer too!)

The Best Book Writing Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

The Best Book Writing Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

Over the last few weeks, I had the opportunity to travel home for the holidays. During this time, I was inundated with advice from older friends and family about life, money, and relationships. But the best advice I received came from the an unexpected source: my seven-year-old cousin.