Don’t feel like writing? Here’s what to do

We’ve all been there. Some days we really just don’t feel like writing. But we know we need to. How do you get through that block? I’ve been asking myself that question a lot this week. The idea of climbing up to my office (read: the spare room) and flailing at a keyboard for thirtyContinue reading Don’t feel like writing? Here’s what to do

How the bullet journal can make you a better writer

I am obsessed with the bullet journal at the moment. I first came across the concept while doing my PhD and it was indispensable for helping me finish my thesis. Now it’s helping me finish my stories. Let’s see how the bullet journal can make you a better writer. What is a bullet journal? RyderContinue reading How the bullet journal can make you a better writer

The reason ebooks are weird chickens — and why you shouldn’t put them all in one coop

One of the stranger assertions I’ve ever made is that ebooks are weird chickens. Okay, so I guess this needs a little more context. Prior to the launch of Whisper of the Leaves, I was drumming up some awareness for my first novel, On the Rise, and posted the following tweet: That was an attemptContinue reading The reason ebooks are weird chickens — and why you shouldn’t put them all in one coop