An Old Irritation

An Old Irritation

Once again I find myself narrowing my eyes—at myself—and wondering why I am the way I am. What way is that? Able to focus, produce, and excel as long as I’m hitting someone else’s deadlines and expectations. Returning to the […]

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Shifting Schedules

Shifting Schedules

Right now, my life is completely shifting schedules. For two months, I worked 7am to 1pm, taking vacation for the rest of the day in order to balance things at home. It was hard waking up at oh-hell-no o’clock, getting […]

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Audience, Pros and Cons

Audience, Pros and Cons

Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]

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The Stress of Blogging

The Stress of Blogging

Sometimes, I find that the stress of blogging really starts to bog me down. For instance, three months ago, I was two months ahead with my blog posts and was able to regularly post links to social media. In the […]

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Ink Link Roundup -the psychology of writing routines and self-publishing

Ink Link Roundup -the psychology of writing routines and self-publishing

This week’s roundup is sure to have something for every writer. Elisa is a big believer in routine, and fully appreciates the psychology of a good writing routine. But not living alone means she has to sacrifice some of the best […]

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Cluttered Creative Brain

Cluttered Creative Brain

Excuse me a moment while I talk about my cluttered creative brain. I often find myself upset and despondent, unable to decide what I should or need to be doing. Right now, at home, my wife and I are endeavouring […]

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