Category Archives: attitudes

Striving for Contentment

Would you call yourself a contented writer? Are you happy with your current situation and writing progress? Or are you a dissatisfied writer, striving to better yourself and always pushing hard toward your goals? It’s something we are faced with all the … Continue reading

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Inner Critics and Time Wasters

Writers are opinionated people. Our brains never seem to stop. We criticize because we “know” how things and people should be. This “critical editor component” of our personality is invaluable to the editing and revision process. If you can’t spot what’s wrong … Continue reading

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Success Without Self-Promotion?

Not a week goes by that I don’t get an email asking this question: “I don’t have enough time and energy to do the self-promotion and platform building that is required now. It drains my creativity, sometimes stifling the muse … Continue reading

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Writing Through Interruptions

I began writing when I had a newborn (ten days old), a todder (two) and a preschooler. If I couldn’t write through interruptions, I couldn’t write at all most days. People protest all the time that they can’t write with continual … Continue reading

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Forget About Age

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?”  –Satchel Paige Two writers in the past month mentioned that they were probably too old to start writing. One had waited till her last child had graduated. … Continue reading

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