Each year, I take a bus up to New York City and stay in a swanky hotel, just to hang out with my great colleagues of the American Society for Journalists and AuthorsThe workshops and speakers are amazing. But best of all, I get a big dose of confidence and inspiration — just enough to propel me through the following months.

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Last year, I had my trusty video camera with me, plus a few white boards and markers. So I asked attendees: How Do Writers Use Math? Of course, this creative bunch had a lot to say. Take a look!

If you want to know how to pump up your math skills for your writing business, check out my book, Math for Writers. It’s full of great ideas on how to tell a better story, get published and make more money.

As a writer, how do you use math? Can you think of any ideas that my colleagues didn’t mention? Share in the comments section!