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How Fit is Your Writing Life?

Ever have a pig-out weekend with a wake-up call on Monday morning? I did yesterday. After reading a few motivational articles online for getting myself back on track, it struck me that getting fit and getting published have a lot … Continue reading

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Borrowing Habits

Did you ever wish you could magically transfer some good habits from one area of your life and apply them to your writing? You probably can! The “successful role model” in the quote at the left could be you. Who, … Continue reading

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Stage 4: Maintaining Long-Term Success

At last, success! If you’ve taken time to do each of the previous steps, congratulate yourself. It’s been time well spent. But if you’ve done the work, you want it to last. That brings us to Stage 4 for making … Continue reading

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Stage 3: Taking Action

Ready for Stage 3? It’s about┬átaking action. (First read The Dynamics of Change, Stage 1: Making Up Your Mind, and Stage 2: Committing to Change.) If you’ve done your homework in Stages 1 and 2, you’re probably more excited about … Continue reading

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Writers Starting Right

Happy New Year! I don’t know what it is about having a CLEAN calendar, but it gives most people the urge to┬ábegin something new. Proof is well documented, though, that new year’s goals and resolutions rarely last through January. I’m … Continue reading

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