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Your Writeful Place | December 2019

A monthly column from The Writer's Center

by Whitney Fishburn

When the Agent Burns Down Your House

I was in like Flynn, baby. I had people responding to my inquiries, people making connections on my behalf, and then…crickets. At this point, I resorted to my usual routine. I took inventory of all the ways I clearly had offended someone, had […]

By |December 4th, 2019|writeful|

Your Writeful Place | November 2019

A monthly column from The Writer's Center

by Whitney Fishburn

When your wayfinder knows more than your GPS

This scene made me laugh out loud when I came upon it recently. Seeing it I felt smug, validated, and amused all at once.

Smug because I have a bugaboo about outsourcing my wayfinding to […]

By |November 13th, 2019|writeful|

Your Writeful Place | October 2019

A monthly column from The Writer's Center

by Whitney Fishburn

Silence the Impostor Syndrome’s voice so you can hear your own

You are an impostor. You don’t belong here. You can’t write anything that will sustain anyone’s interest.

Sound familiar? Then you are under attack by the Impostor Syndrome.

The battle is waged in your own mind where you are […]

By |October 9th, 2019|writeful|

Your Writeful Place | September 2019

A monthly column from The Writer's Center

by Whitney Fishburn

You Are Not the Person Yelling at the Television

Take a moment right now. If you are in your home office, study, or library, or even just close to the place in your home where you keep your most favorite book, stop reading this for however long you […]

By |September 18th, 2019|writeful|

Your Writeful Place | August 2019

A monthly column from The Writer’s Center

by Whitney Fishburn

If you stand, be sure to deliver

Standing desks have become more common in the last decade. Chief among the arguments used in their favor is health: sitting has been associated with a host of chronic ailments including obesity, heart disease, and type-2 diabetes. Careful, though. […]

By |August 7th, 2019|writeful|