Ambient Noise for Work: Drop that Funky Soul & Get Productive

Using Music and Sounds for Better Focus Are you currently leveraging the power of ambient noise to work more efficiently? Your auditory environment plays a huge role in staying focused and productive while doing knowledge work. You’ve probably already noticed, for example, how sudden noises so easily distract you and take your attention off the […]

20 Most Popular Productivity Quotes to Inspire Your Day

Do you need a bit of inspiration to work on boosting your productivity? Famous quotes containing a bit of wisdom can help you change your mindset and unleash your full potential. The following collection contains some of the most popular and powerful productivity quotes out there. We’ll also try to analyze the meaning and help […]

Final Nano Progress Report Week #4

Final Nano Progress Report

What a week! It was the last week of NaNoWriMo and our Wrimos were working hard on their word count. Enjoy the final writing buddy chat between Suzi and Tricia. How was your final week? We would love to hear about it in the comments below.  Sue: So we’ve made it! I’ve verified my word count […]

NaNoWriMo Progress Report Week #3

NaoWriMo Progress Report Week#3

In this week’s buddy chat our Wrimos Suzi and Patricia discuss their progress after almost 3 weeks of NaNoWriMo, how they struggle with editing and what are the benefits of Write Ins. Have you participated or even hosted a Write In during NaNoWriMo? Let us know about it in the comments below this buddy chat. […]

NaNoWriMo Progress Report Week #2

Buddy chat

Another writing week has passed and our writing buddies Suzi and Patricia give us an update about their progress.  Sue: Well it’s day 15. We’re halfway. How’s it going? My total wordcount is just under halfway at 24,545 words. Tricia: Hi Sue, my total wordcount is standing at 20318 so a little behind target but […]

NaNoWriMo Progress Report Week #1

The first week of NaNoWriMo is almost over. Two participants give us insight in their word count progress, about what tools they are using and a glimpse about their novel. Read the chat below and let us know in the comments how YOU are doing: A chat between two Nano Writing Buddies Sue: ‘Are you […]

Successful Fiction Writing: Important Rules to Follow

successful fiction writing

There has long been a debate about whether fiction or non-fiction are more difficult to write. Fiction does require a lot of creativity while non-fiction will typically necessitate significant research. In both cases, a lot of preliminary work will be required. Building a convincing story and coming up with an interesting world, however, rank among […]