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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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 Top Tips for Finishing Your Book

5 Top Tips for Finishing Your Book

Completing a manuscript is one of the most exhilarating moments in a writer’s life, and getting to that moment is also one of the greatest challenges. To help make sure you cross that finish line and have a working manuscript, here are our five top tips.

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Writing Prompts: Dive Write In

Writing Prompts: Dive Write In

They can be a word, a sentence, an image or an idea. Writing prompts are a great way to get you writing, even if you don’t have a book you’re working on. But more than that, they offer many skill-building benefits that can help any writer to grow and improve. Here are just a few of the things writing prompts can do for you.

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How to Start a Writing Group

How to Start a Writing Group

Just mention the word “writer” and most people will envision a lone artist, sitting at their desk, toiling over a manuscript for months on end. And although most writers do spend a lot of time on their own, the truth is that writing is rooted in and nourished by community. But what if there aren’t any writing groups active in your area? If you build it, they will come: here are 4 tips to help you connect with your tribe and start a writing group of your own!

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How a Tomato Can Make You a Better Writer

How a Tomato Can Make You a Better Writer

We all know it’s delicious with a pinch of salt on toast, but did you know that a tomato can teach you valuable lessons about writing productively?

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