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Writing to Reach the Finish Line

Published on November 18, 2010 By WriteOnTrack

The year is winding down, and you realize that you have just about 6 weeks left to accomplish your goals for 2010. Before you freak out, panic, and decide to never write again, take a step back. It’s okay. The time you spend beating yourself up could be used for writing! Here are some steps [...]

Blogging Workshop – November 15

Published on November 2, 2010 By WriteOnTrack

Join writing coach Debra Eckerling, creator of WriteOnOnline and Write On! Track LA,, for a Blogging Workshop! Monday, Novermber 15, 7:30 – 9:30 pm Pacific Time in Westwood! Location revealed after sign-up. * * * Whether you are blogging for business, as an expert in your field, or just for fun, there’s one thing everyone needs: Content! Learn brainstorming, [...]

National Novel Writing Month

Published on October 21, 2010 By WriteOnTrack

November is National Novel Writing Month – aka NaNoWriMo. A marathon in the form of a sprint, NaNoWriMo challenges people around the world to write a 50,000 between November 1 – 30. 5 Reasons why NaNo is a Good Idea 1. It motivates people to get the novel they always wanted to write onto the [...]

The 140 Characters Conference Los Angeles – Interviews with the Writer Panel & Jeff Pulver

Published on October 14, 2010 By WriteOnTrack

On Tuesday, October 5, Carmen Elena Mitchell (@TheRealGirls), creator of The Real Girls Guide to Everything Else; Zac Sanford (@ZacSanford), co-founder of Scriptchat, and I (@WriteOnOnline) did a Writer Panel at Jeff Pulver’s 140 Characters Conference at the Music Box in Hollywood.We talked about writing, using the real time web to develop community, and more. [...]

Procrastination Solutions

Published on September 9, 2010 By WriteOnTrack

Last month, I listed the top ways people procrastinate. The biggest culprit/tool people use for procrastinating is the computer, whether it’s for checking email, playing games, or social networking. Makes sense, especially considering most people write via computer. Here are a few things you can try to slay the procrastination monster: 1. Make your computer [...]

Reading

Published on September 2, 2010 By WriteOnTrack

As writers, it is just as important to exercise those reading muscles, as it is to do writing workouts. On Monday, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman reviewed Writer’s Digest’s The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, 2nd Edition on Write On! Online. And the question – “What is your favorite book on writing? – was posed on the [...]