How to Write More and Stay Happy

Building on our free Supercharge Your Writing course, writer and tutor Ben Johncock reveals more tips and tricks for writing more, writing faster and staying healthy as a writer. Packed with exercises, this course will help you push past writer’s block, identify bad habits and use technology responsibly.

During this info-packed course you will:

  • Figure out how to measure your productivity
  • Find out about THE STINKOMETER
  • Learn to recognise the curse of perfectionism
  • Understand the productivity engine and how to keep it going
  • Learn how to form good habits and break bad ones
  • Stop saying “I’m just so busy”
  • Discover the Blueberry Method
  • Learn the importance of being idle (and how it can smash writer’s block)
  • Work out how to have a healthy relationship with technology, social media and your phone
  • The relative benefits and pitfalls or analogue and digital approaches
  • How to fill your emotional tank and be a happier writer
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Benjamin Johncock is an award-winning novelist, short story writer and journalist. He was born in Canterbury in 1978 and studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham. His debut novel, The Last Pilot, was published in the U.S. (Picador) and U.K. (Myriad) in 2015 to widespread critical acclaim. It won the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award, was shortlisted for the East Anglian Book of the Year, selected for Brave New Reads, and was one of The Observer’s Hidden Gems of 2016.