I like to think about writing. I like to think about creativity. I like to think about how the creative process informs every aspect of our lives, whether it’s parenting or leading, loving or learning.

And I like to write it all down and share my thoughts and enter into a conversation with others. Because life is just one wonderful series of conversations.

Beyond that, I’m executive director of National Novel Writing Month and the co-founder of 100 Word Story.

I wrote a book on creativity, Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo, and co-authored a writing book for teens, Brave the Page. My essays on creative writing have appeared in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, LitHub, Writer’s Digest, and The Writer.

I’ve also published my own fiction, including:

I like talking about the creative life as well. I co-host of the podcast Write-minded.

For more, go to grantfaulkner.com, or follow me on Twitter at @grantfaulkner or Instagram at @grantfaulkner.

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Grant Faulkner is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story.