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Official: Think Sideways on February 27th

| February 20, 2015

Registration Re-opens on FEBRUARY 27th…for just 7 days. How to Think Sideways: Career Survival School for Writers (affiliate link) is the most comprehensive “how to write fiction for a living” course I’ve ever seen. It’s Holly’s most popular course. It’s a course that has graduated many, many students who have gone on to professional writing […]

Coming into focus

| October 6, 2014

Big surprise here… I haven’t posted lately. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to. In all honesty, I really just haven’t thought about it much. Partly – or maybe mostly – that’s because I have a problem with focus. Despite the fact that I’m only a part time employee at my “day job,” I feel […]

Thundercats are go!

| July 24, 2013

It’s alive! We have liftoff! Soup’s on! Time to rock-n-roll! Whatever euphemism you care to use, they all mean the same thing. The HTTS Student Anthology, The Adventure of Creation, is now available for sale! You can find it on either as a paperback or as a Kindle ebook. Buy early and buy often! […]

Cover reveal – The Adventure of Creation

| July 3, 2013

The cover for The Adventure of Creation was actually officially announced on the HTTS blog on Monday. I’m absolutely thrilled to share the news here as well. And for those who may not be aware, I wasn’t just one of the judges – I’m fortunate enough to have a story included as well. (We didn’t […]

My to-do list

| April 11, 2013

Ever feel like you have a giant-sized to-do list? I’ve got so much going on in my life right now. It’s a very good thing, but when I stop to think about it, it can become overwhelming. Here’s a list of everything on my personal to-do list. (I’ll leave off my regular “day job” of […]

Anthology stories have arrived – I’m excited!

| April 3, 2013

HTTS student Anthology About 4 months ago, one of the other moderators at How To Think Sideways had a fantastic idea. She suggested a student anthology to celebrate 5 years of Sideways thinking. What a fantastic idea! Since Holly’s classes are all about improving fiction writing, collecting well-written stories from her students is a great […]

Work in progress!!!

| March 18, 2013

For the first time in quite a while, I have a work in progress! I am working on a piece of fiction that is actually keeping me interested. It’s only a short story, but even as I’m writing it, I am intrigued by it. I can’t wait to find out what’s next! Is that weird […]

HTTS Ultra is Open!!!

| March 12, 2013

Caught up in the struggles of writing a novel? Frustrated by the blinking cursor? Fighting with blank pages, soggy plots, or on-strike characters? If you’d like to regain–or, perhaps, find for the first time–your joy in writing, learn How to Think Sideways from established novelist and well-loved writing instructor Holly Lisle. She’s taught thousands of […]

No more writer’s block!

| March 11, 2013

You have probably experienced it. Writer’s block – the bane of every writer’s existence. If you’ve ever sat staring at the blinking cursor, trying to find the right, the perfect, the one and only way to start your story (or your chapter, or your day’s writing), trying to will words onto the page… …Discover the […]

Want to Save $100 on How To Think Sideways: Career Survival School For Writers?

| March 9, 2013

If you’ve been waiting for a chance to save on Holly Lisle’s How to Think Sideways: Career Survival School for Writers you’ll want to get on the priority list here. Why? Because HTTS ULTRA is being released March 12-15 and if you’re signed up, you’ll be first to know when the course goes live. You’ll […]

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