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You know that writing is not always easy. There are definitely times when you feel stuck and can’t seem to find the energy to move forward. When those times come, visit our writing advice area for tips, inspiration and motivation to keep writing.

15 Inspirational Writing Quotes to Awaken the Author Within  
With writing there are struggles. And sometimes it's easy to get lost in the struggles, whether you can't find the time, have a bad case of writer's block or are simply unsure how to start writing. Here are 15 quotes and affirmations to get you back on track. Read more...

Creating Healthy Writing Habits
Being a writer is a lifestyle choice. So, in order to be a successful writer, you need to incorporate writing as an integral part of your daily life (Click to Tweet). Make writing a habit, and you’ll be on your way to achieving whatever writing goals you set for yourself (Click to Tweet). Read more...

5 Writing Mistakes that are Easy to Fix
Writing isn’t an easy job. While you’re typing away at your manuscript, your mind is balancing storyline, character development, dialogue and more.  For many authors, the technical aspects of writing are on the backburner. Read more...

Transform Your Book through Revision: The Importance of Drafting
If you find yourself frustrated with what you've written so far or daunted by the amount of work still ahead of you, fear not. In this article, we offer advice on how to break down the writing process and improve your writing through revision (Click to Tweet). Read more...

5 Tips to Overcome Your Writers Block 
If you're stuck staring at a blank page, you're not alone. Take a look at a few of our tips to help you overcome that mental barrier. Read more...

Release the Book Inside of You: Book Ideas to Get You Started
If you're in the brainstorming stage of writing your book, review our three rules to help you narrow down the self-help topics and get you started. Read more...

Editing Your Book: A Crucial Piece
What if a reader put your book down and stopped reading because of errors in your text? This article discusses the importance of enlisting an editor to make your book as clean as it can be. Read more...

Tips for Writing and Finishing Your Manuscript 
How can you overcome the desire to turn off your computer and leave the cursor and your manuscript unfinished? By following these five simple tips, you can finish your manuscript and begin reaching your publishing dreams. Read more...

Dealing with the Haters  
You’ve published your book and are now faced with the reality of being a writer: Your work isn’t for everyone. There will be people who love you. And then there will be the haters. Read more...

7 Ways to Discover Your Inner Author

No matter how you express yourself in your life, writing and publishing a book can be a powerful way to share your vision and inspire others. Learn how to realize your inner author. Read more...

Watch Video: Keep It 'Light, Tight, and Bright'Publishing Advice: Keep It 'Light, Tight, and Bright'
Leon Nacson, managing director of Hay House Australia, talks about the importance creating work that is attention grabbing and memorable. He also shares his belief that writing with a true passion for imparting your knowledge to others can help drive success. Watch video...

 

Watch Video: Tips for PoetsTips for Poets: Context and Vulnerability
Nancy Levin, event director at Hay House and author of "Writing for My Life... Reclaiming the Lost Pieces of Me," offers insights on how to connect with others through poetry by providing context and exploring your own vulnerability. Watch video...