Monthly Archives: May 2017

Writing Work

Writing Work

For the last few weeks, I have been cramming in an hour of writing work a few afternoons a week. Bit by bit, I get work done on writing. I say writing work because it isn’t always writing. The perils […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

This Q & A with Renée Ahdieh was awesome to read, especially with Kate wanting to get her feet wet in the YA market. Check it out here. Elisa is very into inspirational quotes lately. Check out this list from […]

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Devious Procrastinations Don’t Play Fair

Devious Procrastinations Don’t Play Fair

We all have our go-to procrastinations. I’ve complained often enough about video and social media scrolling, but sometimes procrastination becomes more difficult to call out. The need to name characters often becomes an excuse to procrastinate for me. I hate […]

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Where Do Cultural Appropriation and Identity Politics Intersect?

Where Do Cultural Appropriation and Identity Politics Intersect?

Last weekend I was a good little student and started a report due for my current writing course. Step one involved finding a TED Talk to write about and coming up with our main idea. That was hard, because there […]

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Weather Influencing Writing

Weather Influencing Writing

I’m finding my inspiration, motivation, and dedication to writing going up lately and I am fairly certain it’s weather influencing writing that I’m doing. We had a really tough winter in Calgary this year. Lots of -30C days (and colder […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

Author Fred Van Lente has the best marketing advice Elisa has ever heard. He doesn’t provide a new concept, but he phrases an old one in a way she truly connects with. “You need to create books people want to […]

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