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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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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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Themed Work Days for Writing

One thing I have been trying lately is doing themed work days for writing. The Idea The idea started with The Creative Penn podcast #310 where Joanna Penn interviewed Joanna Wiebe on Copywriting for Authors. Penn mentioned Financial Fridays and […]

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Ink Links Roundup: Silkpunk, Writing Tools, Poetry

Ink Links Roundup: Silkpunk, Writing Tools, Poetry

If you need to feel better about struggling through your manuscript, Kate loved this article featuring Rory Gleeson: ‘Writing wrecks your head’ Writing can’t be that bad, cant it? He looks incredulous. “Oh yes it can. You’re wrecked and you […]

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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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