Category Archives: Writing

Changing Your Outlook in Paris!

“Paris isn’t for changing planes,” Audrey Hepburn says to Humphrey Bogart in Sabrina, “it’s for changing your outlook! For throwing open the windows and letting in…letting in la vie en rose.” Watching Hepburn’s films is one way to get a … Continue reading

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How to Use a Kanban Board to Organize Your Writing

Last year, I started looking up different ways to be more productive with my writing. I got lost in a myriad of books about creativity, increasing word count, and organization. My obsession got worse when I discovered the Instagram planner … Continue reading

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Coloring across the lines

Continuing on the theme of genre writing from Claire yesterday, I want to talk a little bit about what it’s like to write in a niche cross genre like fantasy romance. Early in my writing adventures I ran across the … Continue reading

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Hunkering Down

Hello, Friends! This will be my last blog post for a while here at SMP. I’ve enjoyed sharing my thoughts with you over the past year, and hope to do so again in the future, but it’s time for me … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: Including details in your writing

Quick question: what are your hands doing right now? One answer is they are probably scrolling the mouse down the screen of this article. Yet what about your other hand, the one not needed for scrolling right now? What were … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan: The Importance of Pre-Writing Exercises

The mind is a muscle, and like any muscle before a work out, you want to warm it up a little. And like any muscle, if we don’t exercise and use our writing muscles regularly, we lose that creativity we … Continue reading

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The Scent of a Scene by Cari Davis

The earthy aroma of fallen leaves. Pies baking in the oven. Chimney smoke filling the crisp, cool air. Pumpkin and spice. The scents of autumn bring to my mind cozying up with my husband, spending time with family, and an … Continue reading

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