Music vs. Silence: Does Listening to Music Get in the Way of Writing?

by Marylee MacDonald, September 14, 2017 in For Beginning Writers, Learn How to Write

Does music help you write, or does it get in the way? Music has the power to stop the chatter in our heads, and it can shift our mood. Because music opens us to feelings, listening to it can help us get into that zone of deep concentration from which inspired work arises. But, music can […]

Are You Puzzled By How Goodreads Wants You to Post Reviews?

by Marylee MacDonald, September 7, 2017 in For Readers, For Writers Who Need Readers

Most people can figure out how to post reviews on Amazon, but if you’re an author, you also want your readers to post reviews to Goodreads. When I’ve asked folks to do that, I’ve been surprised by the number who said they couldn’t figure out where to click or how to save. Here’s a link […]