Motivation

5 Must Watch TED Ed Videos for Writers

Hello there! How's NaNoWriMo going? I've been spending some time over on the TED Ed website, specifically The Writer's Workshop and found a few helpful videos that I'd love to share with you. 1. How To Write Descriptively By Nalo Hopkinson: 2. How Misused Modifiers Can Hurt Your Writing By Emma Bryce: 3. How To… Continue reading 5 Must Watch TED Ed Videos for Writers

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Motivation

5 Lessons From Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot (born Meggin Patricia Cabot; February 1, 1967) is an American author of romantic and paranormal fiction for teens and adults and used to write under several pen names, but now writes exclusively under her real name. She has written and published over 50 books, and is best known for The Princess Diaries, later… Continue reading 5 Lessons From Meg Cabot

Motivation

Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – Why A Good Book Is A Secret Door By Mac Barnett

This is a TED Talk by Mac Barnett, a fiction author who talks about how writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale. I loved this talk, because I'm a children's fiction author as well but I believe it has something for… Continue reading Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – Why A Good Book Is A Secret Door By Mac Barnett

Motivation

5 Lessons From Enid Blyton

Enid Mary Blyton (11 August 1897 – 28 November 1968) was an English children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton's books are still enormously popular, and have been translated into 90 languages; her first book, Child Whispers, a 24-page collection of poems, was… Continue reading 5 Lessons From Enid Blyton

Motivation

5 Lessons From Georgia Byng

Georgia Byng (born 6 September 1966) is a British children's writer, illustrator, actress and film producer. While pursuing her acting career, Byng began writing comic strips, and illustrating. After her initial success in this field, she gave up acting to write full-time. Her first published book was a comic strip story, The Sock Monsters. Byng's… Continue reading 5 Lessons From Georgia Byng

Motivation

Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – The Clues To A Great Story By Andrew Stanton

I'm currently participating in NaNoWriMo and I thought I'd share some inspiration for my fellow fiction writers out there. I came across this TED Talk by Andrew Stanton. He is a film maker and writer behind the Toy Story series as well as the writer and director of one of my favourites WALL-E. This TED… Continue reading Sharing A TED Talk For Writers – The Clues To A Great Story By Andrew Stanton

Affirmations · Motivation

14 Ways To Be More Determined Today

When you are determined you want to do something very much and you don't allow anyone or any difficulties to stop you. Why is it important to be determined? It is important to be determined because it shows that you are motivated to succeed and you can be trusted to complete tasks and accomplish your… Continue reading 14 Ways To Be More Determined Today

Affirmations · Motivation

15 Ways To Be Courageous Today

To be courageous means you have a mindset or spirit that allows you to face challenges and hard times without fear. All of us have the qualities to be courageous and fearless warriors if we are presented with the correct circumstances. Just as we are able to do certain things confidently and others with more… Continue reading 15 Ways To Be Courageous Today