Chris Smith

Co-founder of tech startup Write-Track

Chris is a word-based multi-tasker. A communications professional specialising in content marketing strategy and development, he also writes, develop brands, devises communications programmes and advises on social media and PR. Chris is also the co-founder of digital startup Write-Track, a suite of productivity tools for writers of all types. Write-Track is one of eight UK startups picked for Creative England's Digital Accelerator Programme. Contact him here.
Why Walking Makes You 50% More

Why Walking Makes You 50% More Creative

Researchers found that participants produced roughly 50% more total ideas when walking as opposed to sitting. And not only that, they also found that when walking, people became more talkative and within that chatter were higher-quality creative ideas.
18/03/2016 20:20 GMT
Don't Quit - Plan! How to Get a Blogging

Don't Quit - Plan! How to Get a Blogging Strategy

If you blog for the love of it and don't care how many reads you receive then don't let us stop you! But, if you blog with a purpose and want your blog to work for you in some way then a plan might well help. So, what does having a strategy actually mean?
12/05/2015 11:14 BST
How to Work With a Comedy Writing

How to Work With a Comedy Writing Mentor

I am pressing on with my lonely foray into character comedy and writing what I hope might some day be the pilot of a sitcom - helped by Micheal Jacob, my writing mentor who has, so far never backed away from me in a social situation (although there's still time).
12/01/2015 16:46 GMT
Seven Steps to Improve Your Creative

Seven Steps to Improve Your Creative Habits

Having worked with writers for many years and researched creative habits, we found there isn't one magic bullet to make you into a creative powerhouse. In fact there are seven - so here they are, seven ideas to tap into your inner muse and start creating on a regular basis.
11/12/2014 12:40 GMT
In Praise of Secret

In Praise of Secret Writers

Writers often hide behind a pen name or keep the very act of writing a secret from colleagues, friends or family. But what is it about writing that makes writers want to hide from view?
01/12/2014 13:11 GMT
Why Writing Is Like

Why Writing Is Like Flossing

As feverish <a href="http://nanowrimo.org/" target="_hplink">NaNoWriMo</a> writers across the globe step back from their overheated keyboards - some with 50,000 words in the bag and others with rather less - how do they keep writing come December when there's no deadline to hit?
25/11/2014 17:21 GMT