Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ink Links Roundup – Insight, Writing Fears, Revision

Ink Links Roundup – Insight, Writing Fears, Revision

This short and sweet interview with David Sedaris provides important nuggets for writers! Kate loves Kiini Ibura Salaam’s post on writing fears and why we should delve deep and tell more. It was part of Kiini’s workshop on Writing What […]

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NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

NaNoWriMo Strikes Again

I haven’t properly participated in NaNoWriMo in over a decade. (Holy crap, National Novel Writing Month has been around longer than a decade! I feel old now.) Those half-assed modified years don’t count, if only because I never took them […]

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Boxes and Imagination Muscles

Boxes and Imagination Muscles

The past few weeks have seen a lot of my old neuroses come to fore. Ones I thought I had legitimately dealt with, not buried. So that’s been fun. It has also been illuminating. My current course instructor is not an […]

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Deep in the Sirens Nest

Deep in the Sirens Nest

I am writing this post from Avon, Colorado at the Sirens Studio component of Sirens. And I’m feeling at peace. I mean, minus the slight headache from altitude sickness (definitely not as bad as other people are experiencing coming from […]

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Ink Links Roundup – Phillip Pullman, Protecting Creativity, and Self-Pub Stats

Ink Links Roundup – Phillip Pullman, Protecting Creativity, and Self-Pub Stats

Philip Pullman: Rules of writing from man behind His Dark Materials 6. Write for yourself When you’re writing, you have to please yourself because there’s no-one else there initially. But the book doesn’t fully exist until it’s been read. The […]

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Setting and Keeping Goals: An Evolving Relationship

Setting and Keeping Goals: An Evolving Relationship

Today brings another guest post from Kathleen Kayembe. She has some awesome things to say about goals. We talk about those a lot on here with our yearly lists and quarterly check-ins, but we haven’t really tackled them in the […]

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