Tag: writing

Pencils and Writers

So… If you’re a writer,  grab and pencil and get to work. Even if you’re not, find a pencil and write a journey entry or short note to someone you love.

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Adding and Subtracting for Creativity

Creativity is a way of thinking, a way of viewing the world, and we all have slightly different ways we create. Austin Kleon in his book How to Steal Like an Artist suggests: “Creativity isn’t just the things… Read More

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Un-stereotyping – One Word Wednesday

I’m in the process of developing characters for two new love stories, and I’m wrestling with creating people who will be real to my readers. At the same time, I’ve discovered I fell into the stereotyping pit in… Read More

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Liminal Space and Me

I recently learned about a concept called Liminal Space. I’d never heard the term before so off to Google I went. Liminality is a transition period where normal limits to thought, self-understanding and behavior are relaxed – a… Read More

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4 Triggers to Jumpstart your Writing Time

Another November has rolled around, which means… Daylight saving time started unless you live in Arizona, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Did you remember to set your clocks back? We did. Unfortunately, my… Read More

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Are you a Pogo Writer?

A writing career is different from other occupations. A writer has to make up their route to success. There’s no policy and procedure manual, no checklist for success. What to do and how to do it is solely… Read More

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Dates Trigger Emotions So Should Your Writing: 5 Ways to Write for Emotional Impact

Years after something happens, whether we were part of the event or not, we recall and react. I sent out a questionnaire to friends and family asking them to recall dates that spark memories. The responses were surprising… Read More

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