Do You Need Inspiration to Write?

The Nobel-Prize-winning writer William Faulkner published 19 novels, 125 short stories, 20 screenplays, one play, and six collections of poetry. How on earth did he manage to stay inspired? Here’s what Faulkner himself said: “I only write when I am...

How to Prime Your Writing Pump

“Priming the pump” is one of those expressions you probably use without thinking about it. Used metaphorically, it means to encourage the success or growth of a thing by taking steps to get it started. But literally, the origin of the phrase is the...

Why Aren’t You Earning More?

In a national survey of self-employed professionals, almost 50% of the consultants, coaches, and other professionals declared that they were currently not earning enough to meet their expenses. This result isn’t too surprising, since according to the U.S. Small...

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