Writing Spaces, Updated Edition

Writing Spaces, Updated Edition

We’ve made some noise on this blog on the importance of writing spaces. Mine have morphed over time as I let the clutter take over and swallow up any useful, productive space. I set up the newest iteration of my […]

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Ink Link Roundup–an infographic to help with crutch words, tips on dialogue, and German

Ink Link Roundup–an infographic to help with crutch words, tips on dialogue, and German

This week features two excellent links from Writers Write! All writers have their clutch words and phrases—it’s inevitable! This infographic, which Elisa is tempted to print off, will surely help you start to trim out the unnecessary words in your […]

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Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely sad to see the Olympics are nearly over. If you’re not, or you’re simply not an Olympics fan, you’re tired of hearing about them. Sorry! I promise my analogy today will only mention […]

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Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

As a writer, I love story details. I enjoy figuring out the minute details of my world and the little things that make my characters tick. Even when it comes to research I go overboard because I want to know everything […]

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To Quiet Those Pesky Insecurities: Do

To Quiet Those Pesky Insecurities: Do

My apologies for this post being late today! This week got away from me early and I’ve been playing catch up (badly!) since Monday. Since the beginning of January I’ve been in a topsy turvy head space–that’s the best way […]

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Reading as Transport

Reading as Transport

One of my favourite aspects of reading is a book’s ability to transport me to virtually any time and/or any place. I live for that vicarious sense of existence. But what do you do when you read a book that […]

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