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Joanna Young

Ignore anyone who tells you to write, write, write!

In my relatively short time in the blogosphere, I’ve come to understand a couple of things. First, most people who blog about writing are passionate about it and, in my experience, very nice cyber-people indeed. Second, things work in cycles. The truth is there are only so many

How to find your perfect writing partner

Writing collaboratively can be a fantastic experience. However, you don’t necessarily need to work on the same project with someone to benefit from having a writing partner. Rather than team up with another writer to produce a joint story, script or series of articles, why not use their knowledge

Writing goals 1: Don't expect the unexpected

A new year has arrived and us writers have been pondering over our plans for the coming 12 months. Everyone’s been at it. Writer Dad tells us to set achievable goals and commit to seeing them through, while Leo Babauta at Write to Done suggests 2009 as a

Embrace your writing community, but don't be scared to say 'no'!

Writing can feel like a solitary pursuit at times. As scribes, we often hole ourselves up for hours on end with just our imaginations and computer screens for company. It can all seem terribly unhealthy. But it doesn’t have to be, not these days. The internet has given