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Learned Optimism

Are you a pessimist? You might be surprised. Choosing to be an optimist, according to author Randy Ingermanson, can change your writing life. Read his article below, reprinted with permission. It’s long–but worth it! (By the way, I whole-heartedly endorse this … Continue reading

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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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