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Writing Momentum: the Unexpected Bonus

During the six weeks so far of running the October-November writing challenges, I have rarely missed writing daily. My goal for putting my writing first each day was to accumulate more pages. Despite a couple of personal setbacks, that has certainly … Continue reading

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Facing Your Creative Fears (Part 2)

(First read Part 1 of “Facing Your Creative Fears.”) 3. Third, if your fears are real, face them squarely and deal with them. Do you really lack sufficient writing skills? If so, enroll in a course. Study writing books on … Continue reading

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Facing Your Creative Fears

“Every tomorrow has two handles,” Henry Ward Beecher once said. “We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.” I’ve been thinking about this while hostessing the October and November writing challenges and … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Dream Trip

England! Tea and scones. Castles. Cathedrals. Visiting homes of British writers. Writers have dreams, and one dream of mine has always been to visit the homes of my favorite British authors. I finally did it! (Photos below.) This was a … Continue reading

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Accountability Challenge for October and November

I’ve enjoyed our writing challenges in the past few years, and I’ve decided to do two of them this fall. The first one runs from October 1 to October 31. The second one is during NaNoWriMo, the frenzied writing month of November. You can … Continue reading

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