The Writer's Mindset

We're here to inspire and motivate you to vanquish the monsters in your head and get writing.

It’s time for some tough love, a little bit of swearing, and the inspiration to finish your work in progress once and for all.

Discover what unusual and unexpected obstacles are stopping you from writing and publishing more, and how to defeat them.

Formerly called The Writer's Cookbook.


5 Newbie Writer Mistakes to Avoid
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What is Emotional Distance (and Why Does it Matter)?
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Can You Reprogramme Your Brain For Success?
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What Nobody Tells You About Being a Full-Time Writer
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Overcoming Perfectionism in First Drafts
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Lessons From Writing 5,000 Words a Day
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7 and 1/2 Lesser-Known Mistakes Indie Authors Make
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Why You Need to Stop Calling Yourself a Plotter or a Pantser
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The Myth of Quality vs Quantity in Publishing
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Writing Through Depression
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Why We're Changing Our Podcast Name
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Dialogue vs Description: Which is More Important?
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Women Writers: Maya Angelou – Inspiring Woman
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Consequences and Limitations in Fantasy Writing and Beyond
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How to Add More Emotion into Your Writing
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Do You Need a Daily Writing Habit?
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Women Writers: Beatrix Potter - Children's Fiction, Self-Publishing, and Conservationism
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Character Arcs: What They Are and How to Write Them
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What Makes a Good Character?
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Women Writers: Charlotte Perkins Gilman - Writing, Depression, and Feminism
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Setting Writing Goals You Can Actually Stick to
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How to Dig Yourself Out of a Plot Hole
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9 Surprising Reasons You Can't Finish Your Work in Progress
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The Writer's Cookbook Podcast Trailer
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