Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics here in the US have become a circus at best, and a nightmare most of the time. To borrow a friend’s brilliant expression: it is a Trumpster fire. When millions of lives – to one extent or another – […]

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Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

“Diversity” is one of those leading terms in the writing world right now. Issues related to the call for diversity are complex and many-layered and come into play on every level of the publishing industry. Today, I’m only focusing on […]

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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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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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Forced Words vs. Inspired Words

Forced Words vs. Inspired Words

There’s an excellent image that keeps cycling on my Facebook feed: I’m one of those writers who has always been guilty of writing only when inspired or when everything is just right. Because life is life, I’m not inspired nearly […]

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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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