“We are all dust” In Action

“We are all dust” In Action

For this post I am once again turning to a book I’ve been reading for a while now: The Making of a Story by Alice LaPlante. It’s very long, and I don’t devote enough time to it during the week, […]

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Tough to Tackle Reads: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Tough to Tackle Reads: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

My second edition of Tough to Tackle Reads is not quite the bang that Gone with the Wind was, but I think I still managed to pick a doozy. It’s difficult to think of a way to start discussing Joseph […]

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Keeping a Notebook, Revisited, Now Influenced by Joan Didion

Keeping a Notebook, Revisited, Now Influenced by Joan Didion

Right now, I am 100 pages deep in The Making of a Story by Alice LaPlante. This Norton Guide (read: quality) book was given to me as a convocation gift by one of my best friends’ mom. Yes, I only recently […]

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The Best Way to Combat Writer’s Block: Play

The Best Way to Combat Writer’s Block: Play

Ways to combat writer’s block is always high up there on a author’s priority list. Between all the ideas we have, the deadlines we face, writer’s block is an elusive beast we get to deal on an ongoing basis. Yeah, […]

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Script Writing, Or Using Drama Tools to Improve Your Dialogue

Script Writing, Or Using Drama Tools to Improve Your Dialogue

While trolling the internet for interesting articles to share via Anxiety’s Facebook and Twitter, I came across this gem: How to Write Arguments with Maximum Punch. While I feel like step 1 was a given, and I love the idea […]

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Writing and Single-tasking

Writing and Single-tasking

One of the ways I have been tackling my new year is with single-tasking. It used to be, if you asked me, I would tell you that I could write while listening to a podcast. I could do administrative work […]

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