Posts Tagged ‘ writing groups ’

How to set up an accountability group & get shit done #MondayMotivation

I've been exploring different types of motivational tools, tips and tricks recently, and by far one of the most useful is the Accountability Group. In case you've never heard of them, the basic idea of an accountability group is to form a small group of people with similar goals, who will work together to keep everyone on task. Sounds simple, right? Simple, maybe. Easy? Nope! But, as Continue Reading...

The first rule of 365K Club is…

Oddly enough the first rule of 365K Club is not "Don't talk about 365K Club," so here goes! The first – and only – rule of 365K Club is to write every day. For a year. 365 days = 365,000 words. This simple sounding idea is what attracted me. Even though I'm a professional writer, I don't necessarily write every day. I tend to take weekends off. I don't always work on the same Continue Reading...

Friday Night Liberty: San Diego local authors event, Nov 6

On the first Friday of every month, San Diego's Liberty Station hosts an open-house event called Friday Night Liberty. Museums, galleries, dance and artist studios all open their doors to visitors, offering free food and live music, as well as a chance for locals to chat with the artists that call Liberty Station home. Joining the festivities, San Diego Writers Ink also holds an open house Continue Reading...

Wild & wanton: Sexy San Diego’s romance writers

You probably already know that writing is sexy. But what's the sexiest kind of writing? Romance! Fellow writers will probably not be surprised to learn that San Diego is the home or birthplace to several romance novelists, including New York Times bestselling author Elaine Coffman; Juliette Sobanet, author of Confessions of a City Girl: San Diego; and Belinda Jones, author of the awesome Continue Reading...

#Top10Tuesday: Best ways for writers and book lovers to ring in the New Year

I'm not a huge fan of staying up late in a drunken haze, singing "Auld Lang Syne" (who is this old man Lang with a sign, anyway?), watching a disco ball drop in Times Square and kissing strangers in the cold, so the typical North American New Year's Eve traditions don't really resonate with me. That's why I decided to make a list of the Top 10 Ways For Writers and Book Lovers to Ring in the Continue Reading...