Catching Those Stereotypes

Catching Those Stereotypes

After months of exchanging short Facebook messages and reorganizing calendars, Kate and I got a chance to meet up on Sunday. As usual, our conversation eventually made its way around to writing. We’re both trying to hit the same deadline […]

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Acquiring a New Skillset

Acquiring a New Skillset

It seems that I piqued some interest with my Confidence post last month when I used the phrases “I was faced with the very urgent need to make some major life decisions” and “I’m finally able to start taking steps […]

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Writerly Gift Ideas: Holidays 2016 Edition

Writerly Gift Ideas: Holidays 2016 Edition

Once again, we have reached that time of year when the majority of us scramble like mad for gift ideas. I’d like to share a few of my writerly gift ideas with you. Maybe you have a writer of your […]

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NaNoWriMo 2016 Plan: Break the Rules

NaNoWriMo 2016 Plan: Break the Rules

It’s pretty old news that I do National Novel Writing Month every year. I’ve been lucky enough to be able to set aside chunks of time in November since I began taking on the challenge in 2013 and have consistently […]

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Writing Nonfiction: Small Stories and the Big Truth

Writing Nonfiction: Small Stories and the Big Truth

Writing nonfiction has been on my mind a lot recently. I’ve written a nonfiction book, and I’ve written here on the Anxiety Ink blog for over three years. And I want to write more–but I’m not sure what on yet. […]

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Where do Writers Get Their Ideas: Story Dice

Where do Writers Get Their Ideas: Story Dice

I love finding new ideas and developing them into a story. A lot of the time, the tales go nowhere. Will they stand up to become a full-fledged narrative? Probably not. But sometimes, those little ideas make an existing idea […]

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