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Seven ways to stop Writer’s Procrastination by Catherine Castle

ph photo from pixabay   In this time of COVID I hear authors talking about being unable to write, myself included.  I’m not having trouble writing my blogs, but getting back to the books–that’s a whole ‘nother issue. So, I … Continue reading

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Unique Words-How Many Have You Used? by C.D. Hersh

  We have a ritual we indulge in when a book is finished. Besides chocolate and whooping and hollering.  By finished, we mean the words are down on the virtual page. Not the final words but close enough that we … Continue reading

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Organizing tips

Organizing all the things can be hard and it’s pretty easy to drop the ball if you have too many must-do’s on your list. For authors, life can be a mess of deadlines, ideas scribbled on bits of coffee stained … Continue reading

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Six Tips for Revising Your Writing from C.D. Hersh

      This spring my husband (and writing partner) and I took advantage of a beautiful and unusually warm May day and cleaned two years worth of bird droppings and green mold from the railings and edges of our … Continue reading

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Reflection Makes You and Your Characters Stronger

By Jeanine Englert I have a confession to make: I didn’t have a Facebook account until March of 2018 when I became a Golden Heart Finalist. And the first time I got a “memory” on Facebook, I was annoyed. Why … Continue reading

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Hello, Hemingway!

This week I discovered the most wonderful app on the planet. If I’d had this, I wonder if I’d needed to spend all those $$$ on an MFA . . . just kidding. But seriously, this app can be extremely … Continue reading

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Word (Count) Games by Rebecca Heflin

As authors, we’re always looking for ways to increase our daily or weekly word count, right? Some popular methods include writing sprints, social media challenges, NaNoWriMo, software programs that eat your words if you stop typing (YIKES!), and many more. … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Overwriting

“Hi, I’m Beth Carter and I’m an overwriter.” Never heard of that term? Me neither. I thought I made it up a few months ago, but lo and behold, one of the cover articles in the September 2019 issue of … 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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I Hate When That Happens by C.D. Hersh

I-Hate-When-That-Happens Writing is full of challenges, from perfecting the actual craft to getting the book published to mastering marketing. Along the way, if you’re like us you’ve probably had your share of writing mishaps-things you hate to see happen. Here … Continue reading

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