I was talking with some of the younger IDs (Instructional Designers) at work last week about the writing process. I knew that they were both inclined toward planning out their work in detail before putting together workbooks or elearning scripts. I mentioned that I had discovered several years ago that there's a lot of value … Continue reading Getting back in the saddle: 500 a day
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No, it's not writer’s block. It’s worker's block. I’ve been focused for the last few months on rebuilding my freelance business, and/or finding work since recovering from the “Great Recession” and a medical issue that started a couple of years ago and took a year to resolve. Then, as one discovers, it often takes even longer … Continue reading Singing the Writing Blues
I don′t know about you, but this last year has been a doozy in many ways. (Doozy, that′s a technical term for . . .whoa!) I have struggled to find time to work on my own creative writing, and felt a ton of guilt over what was clearly a lack of self-discipline. But an article … Continue reading Good News For Writers Who Feel Guilty
If you traditionally make resolutions, you’ve probably already got your list for 2013. As for me, I tend to wander into them sometime in the first few days of January. But mentally, I had made the committment back in December to do more with my own creative writing this year. Last year I was going … Continue reading Writing Resolutions for 2013
Should you get a writing degree? The question came up recently in an online discussion on LinkedIn, and it got me thinking deeply about the topic. It’s been a running controversy for years among writers. Many have degrees, and many don’t. There are successful and less successful writers on both sides of the aisle. In light of the … Continue reading Should You Get a Writing Degree?