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The Working Stage

(Last week we started talking about the seven specific stages you go through from beginning to end with a writing project, and the potential for both growth and failure at each stage. First read about the preparation stage, then the … Continue reading

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Germination Phase

[Read about the first phase here: preparing to write.] The second stage, called the germination stage by Louise De Salvo Ph.D. in Writing as a Way of Healing, is a time “during which we gather and work on fragments of … Continue reading

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Writer Imaging (Part 2)

First read Writer Imaging: Your Vision of Success. According to our most reliable sources—happy writers—the “good writing life” is actually dependent on the following conditions: 1. Staying active, writing every day, even if it’s only a journal entry or your … Continue reading

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How to Take Charge of Your Writing Life

Welcome! I’m glad to see that you found me at my new “home.” As promised, starting today I’m giving away a free e-book for frustrated writers. Rx for Writers: Managing Your Writing Space and Your Writing Time is short, but it … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Your Writing Life Isn’t Working–and What To Do

What’s wrong with me? you wonder. Why doesn’t this writing advice work? A third worrisome thought nibbles at the back of your brain: Maybe I’m not a writer after all.  Not to worry. I’ve identified three of the most common … Continue reading

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