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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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Taking a Break

I’m going to practice what I preach for the next couple of months. I talk about self-care for writers all the time. I need to take my own advice. I have trips coming up, big deadlines, and I’m dealing with … Continue reading

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