The 5 Podcasts to Inspire and Motivate Every Writer

~ By Liat Behr Podcasts are a hands-free way to learn new things, especially when you’re on the go. Think of them are your own personal radio show, custom-tailored to both your interests and time-slot. If you aren’t yet listening to them, you should be. Here are my favorite 4 podcasts that will inspire and motivate every writer. Magic Lessons With Elizabeth Gilbert You don’t necessarily have to be a writer to enjoy this podcast. But you do have to be an artist – or one who embraces a creative life. This podcast is #1 on my list for...

Playing with Scapple

~ By Eileen Richards For this last (at least for now) piece in Eileen’s series on writing fast, here’s a tip about a piece of software. Even for pantsers, using Scapple can keep you focused, and increase your writing speed. Enjoy!  Note: This post originally appeared here.  There is another interesting piece of software from Literature and Latte, the company behind Scrivener. It’s called Scapple and, according to the L&L website, is “Scapple is an easy-to-use tool for getting ideas down as quickly as possible and making connections between them. It isn’t exactly mind-mapping software—it’s more like a freeform...