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10 reasons you should switch to Scrivener

10 reasons you should switch to Scrivener

Receive articles like this before anyone else: JOIN 540 WRITERS Leave this field empty if you're human: I’ve been a fan of Scrivener since 2013, when I wrote my first book in it. Like many writers who first hear about this robust writing application, I had dabbled...
This is your only goal as a writer.

This is your only goal as a writer.

I live in North Dallas, and this past Tuesday was the first day of truly cooler weather. The night before that cold front blew through, my wife and I were debating — maybe even arguing — about what costume our two-year-old should have for his first Halloween where...
Petty writing

Petty writing

When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were just Runnin’ Down a Dream at the Austin City Limits Festival in 2006, I didn’t know then that I was being given a lesson in what it takes to be an artist.

Every writer’s deepest problem

Every writer’s deepest problem

Every person’s most valuable asset is time. We only have a finite amount. We’re not even sure how much we get. Don’t ask me why this post begins so bluntly. Maybe for the same reason my book on editing talks about death at the beginning. Maybe it’s the gray skies...