At every stage of the writing process, mental space is a must. Try these 5 simple tricks to create must-have space (and avoid the McDonald’s Effect). One of the tricks might especially surprise you.
“I will write about feeling the pressure of cabbage, as a way to discuss writer’s block. It will be poetic and meandering. I’m thinking you’ll like it.” Join us for this exploration of whether (and how) you should write an article query.
Teacher and writer Callie Feyen has been there—not knowing how to resolve a story, not knowing what to write and how. Her advice is to get some Play-Doh.
Web designer LW Willingham has 10 great tips and tools to keep the sparkle (and security) in your WordPress website or blog.
You can read without writing, but good writing calls for reading. Charity Singleton Craig has three great ways reading will make you a better writer.
Research shows a connection between what we do with our hands and brain function. Here’s how to make your hands a top tool in your Poets & Writers Toolkit.
We creative people don’t often think of a website as one of the tools in our poets and writers toolkit, but a good website is one of our best assets. Find out why, and the difference between available options.
Busy poets and writers must find ways organize themselves and their work. Today, we present top recommended productivity apps for busy writers.
Maureen Doallas interviews founder Jordan Ackerman about the comprehensive and engaging word-discovery tool found in WordSurge®.
Stuck on a word? There is hope for your writing project with the perfect dictionary to fit your precise need. Sara Barkat has 5 word tools for poets.
Questioning and boldness are essential parts of your journey into greater creativity. Claire Burge challenges you to develop these skills.
Our creativity book is filled with stories, illustrations, and activities. And helpful organizing principles like How to Break Down a Large Creative Idea.
How to generate writing ideas is a frequent question–and writing topic–for writers. How do you get your ideas? Charity Singleton Craig shares four ways.
In our Poets & Writers Toolkit series, Charity Singleton Craig features the writing technique “read and respond” as a means for a writer to use another’s words to launch their own ideas.
Charity Singleton Craig hosts a segment of our Poets and Writers Toolkit featuring Six-Word Memoirs to spark creativity.
You can use mind mapping software to tap into your creative ideas and structure them visually
For your poets & writers toolkit, consider the matter of paper. Paper has a geography. It affects your actions.