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6 Reasons Science Says You Need to Start Taking Naps Everyday

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 25, 2015

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What does Kanye West have in common with Aristotle, Leonardo da Vinci and Albert Einstein? Well, apart from being a creative type, Mr. West loves to take daytime naps. Science says he may be onto something here.

10 Quick Tips to Immediately Improve Your Writing

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 24, 2015

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It doesn’t matter what your cultural or educational background is, or whether you are writing a short story, blog post, business letter or e-mail, do these ten things and you will immediately improve your writing.

5 Mental Hacks to Get Back to Being Happy in Life (Backed by Science)

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 19, 2015

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Too many creative people today feel isolated, stressed and unhappy, but it doesn't have to be that way. Neuroscientists say we can all learn how to bring more meaning, satisfaction and happiness into our lives.

30 Eternally Inspiring Lines From William Shakespeare Everyone Should Read

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 16, 2015

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A prolific poet and play writer, Shakespeare is considered by many the world’s greatest playwright ever. His quotable lines are so rich they're a must read.

How to Overcome Uncertainty, Doubt and Fear, The Psychic Banes of Creativity

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 9, 2015

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Whether you are a writer, a painter or a musician, you’ll suffer creative uncertainty, fear and doubt many times, especially when releasing something new you’ve created to the world. How do you deal with it all? 

Resilience of Print Forces Amazon to Open its First Physical Bookstore

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 6, 2015

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Five years ago the book world was in collective turmoil over the uncertain future of print. Now the tune has changed. The digital side of business has leveled off and Amazon now feels it has no option than to venture into the print world. 

Twitter Introduces 'Heart' Icon, Hopes to Win More Love

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Nov 5, 2015

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On 3rd November, 2015,  in a small and seemingly insignificant move, Twitter announced it is replacing favorites (star icon) with likes (hearts icon.) But, you can already bring back the old 'star' icon if you hate the new Twitter 'hearts'

8 Smart Ways to Deal with People You Really Don’t Like

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 28, 2015

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In a perfect world, each person we interact with would be nice, kind, considerate, mindful, generous, and more. But, we don’t live in a perfect world. Some people drive us crazy, and we (admittedly) drive a few mad as well. How do you deal with someone you really don’t like, and would rather avoid?

Why Writing Longhand is So Important Still (Backed by Science)

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 26, 2015

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Every creative person ought to write—not just professional writers. But did you know writing longhand helps us absorb information better, and learn significantly more than writing using a laptop?

30 Cheerfully Encouraging Quotes to Uplift You as an Entrepreneur

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 19, 2015

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As a creative and entrepreneur, there will be those moments when you question if this whole entrepreneur thing is worth it. During such times, it helps to have uplifting words of wisdom on hand to encourage and keep you focused on what matters.

Christoph Niemann: 3 Fears Every Creative Person Needs to Overcome

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Niemann shares three biggest fears creatives face and how each of these cripple our process in different ways, but he also reveals (complete with hilarious illustrations) there are solutions we can apply to each.

Scientists Say Morning People Are Likely To Be More Successful Than Night People

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 12, 2015

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Are you a morning or a night person? Apparently, morning people are likely to be more successful than night or evening types.

10 Things Highly Authentic Creatives Do Differently

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 8, 2015

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One of the biggest impediments to creativity is the belief that you must be original; that you must create something that has never been created before. Ever. But, you really don’t need to worry about being original. You just need to worry about being authentic.

15 Funny English Idioms You Should Know

by David K. William | The Web Writer Spotlight: Oct 5, 2015

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You may not know many of these funny English idioms, but they can add color to your writing and bring joy in your life.

Harvard Linguist Debunks 10 Grammar Myths Learned in Schools

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Sep 30, 2015

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What constitutes good writing, and why is so much writing so bad today? Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist explores some of the most common myths and the mistakes they produce so you know what may be muddling your writing.

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