Writing Tips: 3 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

It happens to all of us. We are pounding out hundreds (if not thousands!) of words in a single sitting… and then BAM. Nothing. It’s as though your brain has become a wrung sponge incapable of producing a single drop of brilliance. Maybe you just lost the inspiration to write. Maybe life decided to put […]

5 Fantastic Reasons to Love Realm Makers

It’s hard to believe it’s been six weeks since the Realm Makers writers’ conference. After it was over, I spent almost a month visiting friends and family in sunny California. I’m finally back in New Zealand (with spring right around the corner), and I’ve had some time to reflect and collect my thoughts about the […]

5 Films & Soundtracks for Your Writer’s Playlist

What is it about movies and music that fuel our creativity as writers? I can still remember watching classic films like “Meet Me in St. Louis” and “White Christmas,” singing and dancing along—it’s ingrained in me from childhood. Later in life, I developed a love for different musical genres, experiencing them one at a time […]