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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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Shopping, Decorating, Wrapping, (and Writing?) It’s possible. Here’s how.

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I generally throw up my hands and ditch any grandiose ideas of writing. After all, we have a dozen grandkids (yes, you read that right), and just last week, I wrapped … Continue reading

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Finding Your Writing Inspiration

Finding your writing inspiration may be just around the corner . . . Continue reading

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Weave Weather Into Your Work

I was going to write about something entirely different today, but as I sat riveted watching the non-stop Hurricane Florence coverage, it occurred to me that we must weave weather into our novels to ensure realism. Writers should also take … Continue reading

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Beta Readers

Once you get into writing novels, the term ‘Beta Readers’ is often bandied about. Touted as a magical way to improve your writing –  a beta reader fairy will read your unpublished manuscript and tell you exactly what is stopping … Continue reading

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eTools of the Trade by Rebecca Heflin

In today’s digital world, there are eTools for just about every task under the sun, from photo editing to time management, restaurant bookings to banking – all intended to make our lives easier and more productive. The same applies to … Continue reading

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