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Motivate Yourself Overnight!

Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn from Actors by Brandilyn Collins, discusses taking on your characters’ inner lives (their emotions and motivations) in order to write believable story people. If you first get inside them, you become those characters. What … Continue reading

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Key #1: Have a Reason to Write

[First read Part 1 of the series called "Writing in Flow to Make Writing Fun."] The first key that Susan K. Perry mentions in Writing in Flow is this: have a reason to write. I’m going to break this into … Continue reading

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No Motivation or Willpower? A Simple Solution

Motivation is a great thing to have, but note this: it’s unreliable. And because it’s unreliable, motivation is NOT a good strategy for making change in your writing life. Motivation to write comes and goes. I love when it’s there. … Continue reading

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What’s New on the Web?

I know by now that you’re up to your eyeballs in shopping, wrapping, school programs, addressing Christmas cards, decorating, and the like. However, you need to take periodic breaks. And this weekend when you do, check out the articles below … Continue reading

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