Should You Get an MFA in Creative Writing? Consider this Alternative.

Don’t get me wrong, spending two or three years with nothing to do but write sounds like heaven, but there’s another question that comes first. The real question is: Will I become a writer if I don’t get an MFA? That’s what I was asking myself 7 years ago when it was time to decide…Read more Should You Get an MFA in Creative Writing? Consider this Alternative.

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Inspirational Tools for Writers, Wherever, Whenever…

The Wherever Café is created especially for: Fiction writers who want to travel. Travelers who want to write fiction. This site isn’t just about travel writing. It’s about using your own experience to create something meaningful. Toward those ends we are developing lessons, worksheets, blogs and field notes that help you put your life on…Read more Inspirational Tools for Writers, Wherever, Whenever…

Brain Training for Expatriate Writers

You've taken a risk. You're brave enough to get out into the world and away from your family and friends. You're going to live and work abroad as an expatriate writer. I know it and you know it. The fact is that you are embarking on an extremely meaningful life. Except that when you finally get a chance…Read more Brain Training for Expatriate Writers

Why Tortoise Beats Hare: The Advantages of Gradual Success

Have you ever been asked how you accomplished something and answered, "I don´t know, it must have been luck!" I haven't. Why? Because every time I've accomplished anything I've put in the hours, dealt with rejection, re-strategized and put in more hours before crossing the finish line. And if I had to, I´d do it…Read more Why Tortoise Beats Hare: The Advantages of Gradual Success