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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Passion for Writing

Passion for Writing

When I was in junior high (middle school to some of you), writing became my ultimate form of entertainment. I didn’t watch much TV and the internet wasn’t nearly as addictive as it is now (besides, I was SLOW on […]

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Relearning Writer Discipline

Relearning Writer Discipline

I feel like I am never writing enough. Every few months, when I’ve tumbled down the blackhole of overtime, I need to reestablish my writing habit and that starts with relearning writer discipline. The Familiar Fight Relearning the discipline for […]

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What Do We Qualify As Writing Time?

What Do We Qualify As Writing Time?

My post today was inspired by this blog post that hit my inbox in early February. The title says it all: “Thinking Is Writing.” While I appreciate the writer’s basic premise, I did want to expand on it. The legitimate […]

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You Have Time to Write – New Mom Writer Series

You Have Time to Write – New Mom Writer Series

You have the time to write! This is the third post in my New Mom Writing series. Part of this post is for those who are not parents–that is who this post will help the most. For the parents out […]

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Intention Counts: Pulling Your Story Together

Intention Counts: Pulling Your Story Together

In many things, intention does not count. Unexamined bias? Harmful stereotypes? The best of intentions can not fix these things. But you intend something when you write a story. Maybe you intend some deep, profound statement. Maybe it’s a general sense […]

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