How I Balanced Parenting & Publishing

How I Balanced Parenting & Publishing

Publishing a book as a stay-at-home-parent can feel intimidating, but it doesn't have to BE intimidating. Here’s how FriesenPress author Malgosia Krol balanced parenting and publishing her award-winning children’s book Quest-terrestrials Vol 1.

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3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

3 Deep Breaths for Writing Success

Summertime means slowing it down. Here’s how being mindful about a slower pace can help you engage your senses for productive (and exciting) writing sessions.

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Is Writer's Block Real?

Is Writer's Block Real?

Let’s change the way we think and speak about writer’s block. Here are 8 top tips on how to write when the writing gets tough!

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5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

5 Ways to Fall in Love with Writing This Summer

There are many ways to 'get it done', but the best way to write your book is to love doing it. What's not to love about summer?

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Turn Your Favourite Writer into Your Writing Mentor

Turn Your Favourite Writer into Your Writing Mentor

With a little effort and the right mindset, you can make a writing mentor out of someone you’ve never met. All you need is an eye for work that speaks to you and a willingness to get lost in a writer’s world.

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5 Writing Prompts for Getting Unstuck, Every Time

5 Writing Prompts for Getting Unstuck, Every Time

In writing, it's easy to get stuck. It's also easy to get unstuck.

But we can't swim by looking at the water - we have to dive in somewhere. Here are 5 surefire writing prompts that will get your ideas and words flowing.

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3 Steps to Uncovering Your Simple Truths

3 Steps to Uncovering Your Simple Truths

The lyrics and music of Lou Reed can teach us valuable lessons about the power of simplicity and honesty in writing.

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How to Use Moodboards to Enhance Your Writing

How to Use Moodboards to Enhance Your Writing

Coming up with an original 'writing voice' can be daunting for any writer. A voice moodboard is a great way to develop your tone and stay inspired while writing. Here's how to create one of your own!

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