Category Archives: encouragement

Unlocking Your Potential

Winston Churchill once said, “Continuous effort–not strength or intelligence–is the key to unlocking our potential.” I believe he’s right. Over the years, the writers I’ve seen succeed weren’t the most talented. They were the ones who refused to give up. … Continue reading

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Toxic vs. Supportive Writing Friends

Not long ago, I blogged about how to be your own best writing friend. Sometimes that’s easier said than done because we’re not quite sure what that looks like. So, with that in mind, I want to chat today about … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Best (Writing) Friend

Wish you could afford a writing coach to hold your hand and encourage you to write each day? Me too! But if that’s not in your budget right now, don’t despair. You can learn to be your own best writing … Continue reading

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Regain the Passion (Part 3)

(First read “Regain the Passion” Part 1 and Part 2.) How to Regain Lost Passion If you were passionate about your writing in the past, but haven’t felt that way for a long time, there is a definite sadness mixed in … Continue reading

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Regain the Passion (Part 2)

(Read Part 1 of Regain the Passion first.) When does passion flourish? Under what conditions? First, a writer’s passion is generally at its highest point when life is going well. (Big surprise!) When relationships are smooth, health is good, there’s … Continue reading

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