Productive writing in six simple steps

You sit down in front of your laptop, your cup of tea is ready, all your other jobs are mentally set aside, you look at the screen, you concentrate, and… nothing. It’s not like you don’t know what to write about – beautiful ideas keep floating in your head with admirable grace, but they just don’t line up into words and sentences. Sounds familiar? We’ve all been there.

Starting to write a new document, a new article, a new chapter can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. I once attended an event at BBC Media City in Salford … Read more >