Impostor Syndrome: What Is It And How Can Writers Overcome It?

Have the words ‘I’m not a real writer’ ever crossed your mind? Have you ever felt that your writing skills are inadequate, despite evidence to the contrary? Have you ever achieved success with your writing, only to think, ‘How did

4 Signs It’s Time To Quit A Writing Project

There is a romantic myth that surrounds writers. This myth is rife with infatuation, possessiveness and protectiveness: a writer is supposed to be obsessed with their work. Utterly absorbed. If their creative process stalls, or in some instances flatlines, the writer should

6 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Finish Your Story

Every writer will have a certain project that is seemingly impossible to finish, no matter how hard you try. After all the hard work, all the hours creating intricate plots, well-rounded characters and detailed settings, sometimes your writing just comes

5 Simple Mental Health Tips For Creative Writers

Taking care of your mental health is an underestimated essential for a fulfilling and rewarding writing career. After all, it’s difficult to write well when you don’t feel your best. In this article we’ll be leading you through five effective ways to familiarise

Why You Should Write For Yourself Not The Market

What does it mean to write for yourself? It means that the story, the characters and the style are what you would want to read. And what you enjoy writing. Writing for the market means creating a book based on


6 Simple Ways To Boost Your Confidence As A Writer

Boosting your confidence can do wonders for your writing career, so we've got 6 tips on how you can do just that.

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Using Your Love-Hate Relationship with Writing to Your Advantage

At some point in their career, every writer experiences the love-hate relationship with writing. Casselise examines how to use it to your advantage...

Why Comparing Yourself to Other Writers is Killing Your Creativity

Deputy Editor Kyra Bandte explores why we shouldn't compare ourselves to other writers...

9 Unique Books to Make You Re-think the Way You Write

Kyla explores 9 unconventional books and their techniques to get you thinking about the way you write...

Why Writers Procrastinate

Ever sat down for an afternoon of writing, only to find yourself doing something else? We take a look at why writers procrastinate...