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 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 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 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 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 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 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