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How to Build a Writing Habit and Have Fun!

Writing can be a lonely pursuit, with much of the work taking place alone with your computer. Sometimes finding the motivation to write can be a struggle. One of the greatest gifts any writing community gives is a nudge to … Continue reading

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November is for writers!

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)  is a huge phenomena in the writing word each November. The basic idea is to let go of your inner critic and write 50 thousand words during the month. While not every author participates, most … Continue reading

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How Do You Use NaNoWriMo?

It’s November and NaNoWriMo is in full swing! If you aren’t aware, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. For the entire month of November, writers all over the world are sitting down and challenging themselves to write 50,000 … Continue reading

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Why do we Torture Ourselves?

Today, I decided to head back to my exercise routine–pilates reformer. I had major surgery in August and it took a little longer than I expected to recover. Several weeks out from the surgery I had moved from recovery to … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2017-Fantasy and Real Life Collide

This material may be the most dramatic yet for my memoir, and I expect for Book Two of the Boulevard of Bad Spells and Broken dreams as well.  Continue reading

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I Survived NaNoWriMo

This past October, my Wisconsin Romance Writers’ group hosted a workshop with Candace Havens as our speaker. One of her topics was Fast Track Writing. With Fast Track you write twenty pages a day for fourteen days. The rules are … Continue reading

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Writing While Distracted

I spent a fair part of the summer job-hunting that really cut into my writing time and energy. I got a job that I’m happy about, but found I’m not the kind of writer that can write anywhere, anytime. I … Continue reading

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Wear a disguise and ignite your creativity

As writers across the world embark upon National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), it seems an appropriate time to talk about writing, writer’s block, how to find voice-all of these essential, somewhat terrifying aspects of the writing life. I’m going to … Continue reading

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November is Officially Write-a-Novel Month! by Susan J. Berger

  November is officially Write a Novel Month (Thirty days and thirty nights of literary abandon). In 1999, Chris Baty and a group of friends got together and challenged each other to write a novel of 50,000 words of more … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Tip

Question to writers: What writing tips have you found useful? Recently I stumbled on two that I would like to share with you. Especially if you, like me, have gotten bored with your current writing project to the point you … Continue reading

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