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“Just Start,” is the worst advice I’ve ever heard…or given.

By KrisWithaK | September 18, 2019

I think those two words have hurt me more than my three worst ex-boyfriends…combined! Not because it’s bad advice to tell a person to just start the things they want to create. But because productivity for productivity’s sake – sucks. “Just Start!” is great advice if the problem you’re having is that you have a…

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Check out what I'd put in a Writers' Box this Spring

If I had a Writers’ Sub Box for #30DaysWithaK today, what would I put in it?

By KrisWithaK | April 11, 2019

One of the key elements of a rich Writing Practice is the act of purposefully adding a sense joy & luxury to it. That doesn’t mean that you have to scream-laugh while you draft a blog post – or purchase a solid gold desktop to hide behind. But it does mean that we can find…

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Develop a Writing Routine with these 5 tricks and resources

Develop a Writing Routine & Save Yourself from Writers’ Block with These 5 Tips

By KrisWithaK | March 12, 2019

Okay…but why did you click the “Writers’ Block” title, if that’s working so well for you? Cause it’s not working for you – that’s why. I know this, because that used to be my point of view too. I had no writing routine, because I didn’t know I needed one. I was certain that my ability…

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The secret to your perfect writing space isn't what you thought.

Your Writing Space Doesn’t Need Another Plant.

By KrisWithaK | November 23, 2018

What’s with writers & their spaces, anyway? You know that mythical perfect spot you imagine will make writing easy and comforting and PERFECT? Well…it’s not real. You can’t find a place that will magic away the difficulties of writing, but the yearning for a perfect writers’ space endures. We all still covet it and dream…

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Free-writing isn’t what you think it is…at least not completely.

By KrisWithaK | November 9, 2018

What is free-writing? Right. That’s a good starting point isn’t it? If you’re not familiar with the way I suggest you use free-writing, here’s a short primer. Free-writing is a perfect first step for people who want to be able to write without enduring that feeling – you know the one: The drop in the pit…

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Website Redesign Mistakes

Don’t Screw up Your Website Redesign – Like I almost did.

By KrisWithaK | June 2, 2017

We have this great opportunity in the world of today, to share what we do and sell and think online. It’s amazing and powerful and unheard of and…we hear about it. All. The. Time! Every other email I get tells me about the, “Power of ONLINE BUSINESS,” like it’s a cure-all for the struggles of the 21st Century.…

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Author:

Kris Windley

I'm a writer, editor, illustrator, teacher, mother of two and enthusiastic cat-belly snuggler.

I write about Writing, Business and Blogging...and sometimes about Changing the World. 

Because if you're going to worry about commas and cash flow and social shares, you can pay attention to empathy and kindness too, right?

xo
Kris

Contents

  • Blog Archive

    Go to the Blog Home Archive to see the most recently published articles.

  • Writing Skills

    Articles to help you develop your writing process, practice and skills - and figure out how to use them to change the world.

  • Blogging Tips

    Articles to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.

  • Your Brand Voice

    Articles and Resources to help you find your brand voice - and use it in your small business or not-for-profit organization to make a big impact.

  • Change the World

    Articles and Resources to help you take your mission, small business or writing skill and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.