I write about writing all the time.
I think it's my favourite thing to teach, because your Voice can be so powerful.
The pen is mightier than the sword
So I try to give you as much helpful advice as I can, so you can keep your Voice sharp and strong and powerful - in a world that requires it.
Check out my most recent articles about Writing:
If you dig these posts about Writing Skills, consider joining the #30DaysWithaK free-writing challenge to build confidence and ease into your writing practice & find your Voice in 30 Days.
The Joy of Writing: Find it in these three places to use on a rainy day.
Scene: you’re at your desk, hands dancing over the keys. Click clack clickity clackity click clack – swish. Now, layer that satisfying typewriter sound with a movie soundtrack in a major key – both invigorating and also somehow relaxing. The victory song – the joy of writing. There’s steam dancing from a coffee cup that…Read More
Writing Resistance: The War of Art, or an Emotional Tiger Hunt?
Four rules to help you avoid Writing Resistance (and tiger bites) even when you’re stressed.Read More
Intrinsic Writing Motivation isn’t built on guilt or shame.
Writing motivation comes in two forms. One works better than the other, but they’re both important – and neither should hurt.Read More
Why you shouldn’t write King Lear right now, and what to do instead.
Oh there’s that meme again. You know the one about Shakespeare writing King Lear during the plague, or whatever. Or the other one saying that you never lacked “time” but rather you lack “discipline” unless you create or learn or complete some amazing life-goal right now. Maybe it’s a stream of pictures of *perfectly baked*…Read More
“Just Start,” is the worst advice I’ve ever heard…or given.
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…Read More
If I had a Writers’ Sub Box for #30DaysWithaK today, what would I put in it?
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…Read More
Make a Writing Routine & Destroy Writers’ Block With These 5 Tips
I know what you’re thinking. You don’t want someone ruining your creative freedom with a Writing Routine. 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 to write good stuff happened in some sort Right-time, Right-place kind of…Read More
Your Writing Space Doesn’t Need Another Plant.
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 covet a perfect writing space…Read More
I'm Kris! 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?
Blog Posts & Articles:
Blog Home Page
Go to the Blog Home Page to see the most recently published posts by Kris Windley.
Posts about your writing process, practice and skills - and how to use them to change the world.
Posts to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.
Your Brand Voice
Posts to help you find your brand voice and use it in your small business to make a big impact.
Posts to help you take your small business or writing adventure and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.
Posts to help you make space in your life for the important things - like sharing your Voice and changing the World.