A thousand small improvements

Richard ArthurBooks, Writing

  Here’s Neil’s latest tip on writing… I wanted to share an insight that has freed many writers who were blocked. It’s easy to write, but it’s exhausting to doubt yourself. When you set over-thinking aside, and just show up to do the work, it’s amazing what you can accomplish. When you simply start writing words without judgment, follow the … Read More

Writing Tip #8 Defy expectations

Richard ArthurWriting

    This is the latest article from Neil on writing. If you want to create compelling, unputdownable writing. And feel fulfilled by the process, read on below: I’m sharing this next tip as a Bonus, because it’s not essential but it’s a good tool to be aware of. It makes a big difference. This one is useful when you’re writing … Read More

The Year in Top Fiction Recommendations

Neil StraussBooks, Neil

On New Year’s Day, 2016, I looked at my bookshelf and thought it was time to read the stack of books that was piling up, most of them top fiction recommendations from others. It was time to re-enter the world that had inspired me to write in the first place: The intersection of imagination, craft, and storytelling. So I committed to emptying … Read More