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My Favorite Resources

Hi, all. I have curated a list of my favorite writing resources below. The links to these items are affiliated with Amazon (click to learn more.) For every purchase made through these links (and any purchase made within 24 hours after you click one, until you use someone else's affiliate link,) I get a small… Continue reading My Favorite Resources

Supporting Your Writing Life, Uncategorized

10 Things to Do When You Aren’t Writing

Hey, guys! Hope your Summer has been enjoyable, inspiring, and productive. During Camp NaNo, one of my biggest struggles was to keep myself interested in my WIP. My plot changed a hundred times. My characters switched personalities. But I knew that deep down at the core of it all, I still had a fantastic story… Continue reading 10 Things to Do When You Aren’t Writing

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Plotting is Very Useful (yet sometimes pointless.)

Camp Nano is OVER! *wipes sweat from brow* The past four weeks have been a whirlwind of discovery for me as a writer (and creative person as a whole,) and over the next month, I intend to share with you some nuggets I've unearthed along the way. If you read my last post, you’ll know… Continue reading Plotting is Very Useful (yet sometimes pointless.)

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How To Start A Project (before you know plot, POV, or characters’ personalities)

Day 6 of Camp NaNoWriMo My writing sucks. The characters aren't behaving like themselves. My prose is flat, unimaginative, but worst of all? I can't figure out whose eyes I want the reader to see through. We've all been there. You've heard me say it before and I will say it again—perfectionism is a plague… Continue reading How To Start A Project (before you know plot, POV, or characters’ personalities)

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I Went To a Writers’ Group and Here’s What I Found

It's good to be back! (but now I must go...) This last week, I held off on scheduling my Thursday post in advance, counting on my Wednesday-night Writers' Group experiences to give me all the material I would need. . .but then Tuesday's storm hit like The God of Thunder himself struck his lightning hammer… Continue reading I Went To a Writers’ Group and Here’s What I Found

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How to Write Freely and Without Fear

Milly Schmidt is a writer, blogger, and crazy cat lady living in the New England, Australia. She is one of my dearest #writing Tweeps and you can find her friendly and honest advice on navigating the deep waters of the Writer's Life (with the occasional cat dashed in for good measure!) at her blog, The Cat's… Continue reading How to Write Freely and Without Fear

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Reducing Stress and Anxiety For Writers

Hi, all. I hope you had a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend! Since my last post on Thursday, May 24, I have treated myself to an entire week off of writing work to take a breather and assess my goals, both in writing and in life. Now the past few days have been hectic… Continue reading Reducing Stress and Anxiety For Writers

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How to Be a Miserable Writer

Hi, all. This is just a silly post to give you a break. Maybe you'll get a feeling of "been there, done that" as you read through this list. I hope it can help to put some things into perspective, even though I'm being funny. We all get burned out, sometimes. We have all felt depressed,… Continue reading How to Be a Miserable Writer

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How I Keep Writing in Spite of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Disclaimer: This post is not meant to be medically accurate advice. If you have pain in your hands, joints, or anywhere else on your body… get it checked out by a medical professional, my friend. Affiliates: This post contains a few Amazon affiliate links. Please click here to see my obligatory affiliate statement. If you decide you'd… Continue reading How I Keep Writing in Spite of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome