5 Ways to Nurture Your Idea Before a Pitch

You’ve probably read everything possible about Mercury retrograde by now—and more. Because the retrograde is a little bit more potent, it calls for an all hands on deck approach among astrologers. It lands in between two eclipses, several planets going retrograde with a few more preparing to go direct, plus Mercury itself will be going … Continue reading 5 Ways to Nurture Your Idea Before a Pitch

Your Cancer New Moon Writing Prompts

As a special treat, we created a series of writing prompts for the individual signs, based on the energies of the eclipse and where it lands for each. These writing prompts are meant to provoke those aspects of your thinking, get you writing based on how the eclipse is hitting your specific sign and hopefully … Continue reading Your Cancer New Moon Writing Prompts

3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Free Your Writing

The fireworks, backyard grilling, parades and often poolside fun with family and friends—the blissful freedoms we get to enjoy this weekend. Can you think of some others? But if you don't have these to enjoy, it doesn't mean you can't celebrate your freedom to (at the very least) one of the most important activities to … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things to Do This Weekend: Free Your Writing

5 Surefire Ways to Accomplish Anything

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” ― Abraham LincolnIt is never too late to get your life right. You can go after your goals now or delay for months and years, plan for New Year's Day or your birthday, but the process will … Continue reading 5 Surefire Ways to Accomplish Anything

3 Note-Taking Tips to Get the Most Out of What You Read

Reading is an important part of writing. The lesson often shared is "you read to become a writer" and that the two must coexist. Problem is, if like me, you only read and often read to absorb as much as possible, just in case... oh, I don’t know, the idea for another character comes along, … Continue reading 3 Note-Taking Tips to Get the Most Out of What You Read

3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: Hot Days Are Here Again

The summer solstice is here, meaning so are the warm-beach-picnic days, as well as the when-was-the-last-time-you wrote ones. The temptation can be real to skip a day or two and a month, but we're here to encourage you not to fall victim to the beautiful days' trap. Don't do it. Look away from the sun … Continue reading 3 Writerly Things To Do This Weekend: Hot Days Are Here Again

50 Astrology-Based Things to Do With Your Kid This Summer

Summer break is often crammed with summer camp plans, beach trips, weekend getaways, the occasional play date and so much more. It all sounds great and fun, but the one thing we here at Orbit encourage parents to really do, which is probably never in their radar, is to focus on their child's solar development … Continue reading 50 Astrology-Based Things to Do With Your Kid This Summer