The Most Common Causes of Writer’s Block

The Most Common Causes of Writer’s Block

There are lots of myths around the act of writing. You have probably heard some of them, such as: “Inspiration is a gift from God.” “You have to suffer for your art.” “Inspiration is finite.” It’s no wonder that writer’s block can be distressing for writers. What Is...
The Health Benefits of Writing

The Health Benefits of Writing

Did you know that writing can make you happier and healthier? People write for many different reasons. Some write because they feel compelled to express themselves and share their ideas with others. Others write because the act of writing, creating and recording their...
Why We’re Looking for “Up Lit”

Why We’re Looking for “Up Lit”

It’s time to reclaim joy and gentleness, and publish more books that recognize the flip side of our human condition. Both life and art seem to have taken a darker turn recently. Political chaos, economic anxiety and even natural disasters have been affecting many...

Passion: The Driving Force Behind Every Book

If you want to write and publish a book, chances are that it’s your own idea. It’s not a school assignment. It’s not a work assignment. It’s not a result of family pressure. It’s you who wants to do it. Now ask yourself: “What exactly am I writing for?” “What do I...