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06 Aug 2019

ENHANCE YOUR WRITING WITH THESE GREAT DESCRIPTIVE FOREIGN WORDS

Language is a fascinating and beautiful thing. As a writer with a passion for learning foreign languages, I am always on the hunt for perfect descriptive words in any language. Throughout my many travels, and attempts to learn languages along the way, I have found that there are some great words and phrases in other […]

30 Jul 2019

UNIQUE MUSEUMS WRITERS CAN APPRECIATE

As writers, we have a great appreciation for the arts. Be it the art of the written word, visual arts such as painting and photography, or musical arts and dancing—we just love creative expressions! But, is all art beautiful or good? The answer to that question can be found in the basement of the Somerville […]

02 Jul 2019

10 WAYS FOR WRITERS TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS AND IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

Do you ever sit down to work, only to realize hours later that you have gotten very little done? You feel like you have been busy all day, yet you have not made much progress in the manuscript you are writing, and have not even started the newsletter you are supposed to send out. If […]

18 Jun 2019

IS SCREENLESS INTERNET THE FUTURE OF WRITING?

It’s hard to remember a time when computers were tied to dial-up land-lines and cell phones were devises used solely for the purpose of making calls. In fact, it seems that nowadays, everywhere you look, people are shackled to their internet enabled cell phones, tablets, or laptops. With ever evolving technology, the dream of working […]

31 May 2019

MASTER OF GRAMMAR

While the finale of the Game of Thrones last week left many fans feeling upset and disappointed, there is one thing that we can all agree on: Ser Davos being dubbed “Master of Grammar” by Bronn was pure magic! As writers who are frequently accused of being “grammar police,” we found this title to be […]

21 May 2019

IN WRITING, THE ADVERB IS NOT YOUR FRIEND

If you ever played Mad Libs as a kid, you probably have a fond recollection of adverbs. They are the words (usually ending in -ly) that modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs: slowly, contemptuously, angrily, mysteriously… Well, according to famous horror author, Stephen King, adverbs are NOT our friends. In fact, King believes that adverbs, […]

16 May 2019

A FLASHBACK TO 1993 AND THE INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY

I belong to that technologically in-between generation. The first half of my childhood I spent time locating library books using card catalogs, calling my friends using our home’s land line, and learning to type on an electric typewriter. By the time I reached middle school, though, computers had taken the place of typewriters. And by […]

14 May 2019

7 UNUSUAL WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

As with every form of art, we writers are constantly working to improve our craft. From reading the works of great writers to attending writing workshops and checking out the latest and greatest grammar rules and regulations, we try very hard to stay at the top of our writing game. In our never-ending search for […]

09 May 2019

2019’S BEST PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS FOR WRITERS

One of the biggest challenges that writers face is time management. We often have several projects going on at once, which can leave us feeling like we are running around like a chicken with its head cut off. While there are many different productivity tools out there that promise to help with time and task […]

07 May 2019

33 OF THE BEST FREE FONT DOWNLOADS FOR WRITERS

As writers, we are generally limited in the fonts that we can use. While a fancy font may seem more fun and exciting than the basic Arial, Times New Roman, or Calibri, we have to be sure that the fonts we use can be easily read and understood. Every once in a while, though, we […]

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