Why I’m Not Signing Up For Summer Reading Club This Year

Why I'm Not Signing Up For Summer Reading Club This Year via KLWightman.com
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Summer means watching the waves roll in at the beach, licking ice cream from your fingertips and sipping sun-kissed iced tea. Most importantly, it means summer reading clubs. Last summer, I boasted about my commitment to summer reading clubs and how it didn’t take time away from my writing. This summer, I’m telling you that…

5 Ways Gamification Can Transform Your Writing

5 Ways Gamification Can Transform Your Writing via KLWightman.com
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Does your writing need a jolt? A shake-up? Anything to make it fun again? So you’re not writing, but it’s not because you don’t like to write anymore. You wouldn’t take the time to read this blog post if writing is just a hobby that’s fading from your life. You’ve just reached that phase of…

20 Ways to Write More Throughout the Year

20 Ways to Write More Throughout the Year via KLWightman.com
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You can’t search for ways to write more as if each day of the year is the same. Some days are longer or shorter than others. Some days are warmer or colder than others. Some days are more eventful than others. You have to craft a writing strategy that allows you to write more season…

What Most Writing MFA Programs Don’t Teach

What Most Writing MFA Programs Don’t Teach
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Getting into my Writing MFA program was one of the happiest moments in my life. I was accepted into my school of choice and I had the luxury of delaying the real world for another three years. I was finally going to become the writer I always wanted to be. But did I? Sure, now…