Six Writing Productivity Tips from Academics

Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif. (Photo by Cindy Fazzi, March 31, 2018)

Feeling envious of the academic writer? What’s not to like about a tenure? Don’t even mention the summer breaks and the cozy office in a beautiful campus with ivy-covered brick buildings and sprawling lawns.  Now that it’s out of your system, it’s time to pick up some tips from academics on how to boost your writing productivity. (more…)

3 Tips on Sustaining Your Writing Momentum

Books&Plant-1There are two types of writers who have captured our collective imagination. On the one hand, there’s F. Scott Fitzgerald, who wrote novels that were unabashedly autobiographical or semi-autobiographical. His wife and muse, Zelda, was as famous as he was. On the other hand, there’s Stephen King, who writes 10 pages a day and has published 63 novels at my last count. He’s so prolific that he couldn’t possibly rely on something as fickle as a muse. (more…)