Collect Tip and List Books

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Writer Mama: How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids

If you have topics or audiences you write for over and over, see if you can find a book of tips on the topic (or for that audience) to keep yourself rolling. There's nothing like reading some well-written list articles to spark more ideas. Let's say you like to write parenting tips—did you know magazines occasionally publish entire books of just parenting tips (e.g., The Parents Book of Lists). And if you want to make your list articles juicier, pick up a copy of The New Book of Lists by David Wallenchinsky and Amy Wallace.