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Resistance and The War of Art

For the past twelve months, I have been writing a novel, which I intend to self-publish. I spent the previous twelve months jotting down ideas in a notebook – these notes got me to the stage I’m at now: five chapters in, and progress has slowed. 534 more words

Book Review

Quote of the day: Criticism

The critic hates most that which he would have done himself if he had had the guts.

- Steven Pressfield

The war of art, break through the blocks and win your inner creative battles. 6 more words

Mental Floss

Do It or Don't Do It

First of all, I’m overwhelmed by the support I received over my first post which recapped my experience at the Oak Mountain 50k. If you’re enjoying my blog then please continue to share it with your friends and family. 742 more words

Motivation

All I Have to Do is Show Up

For as long as I can remember, I have struggled with my resistance to writing. It has always seemed so counterintuitive to me that even though I call myself a writer, it’s a struggle to sit down and actually write. 583 more words

The Editor's Blog

Keep gnawing
By STEVEN PRESSFIELD
Published: MARCH 26, 2014

People sometimes ask me, “Don’t you feel guilty encouraging individuals to pursue their artistic dreams when the odds against success are so overwhelming?”

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Gravity/ the power of not allowing yourself to think/finding what works for you

I’m still always slightly surprised each time someone is shocked upon discovering that I wake up at 3:30 a.m. Mon-Fri and am at the gym when it opens at 5.   1,487 more words

Christine - Better Novel Project

Christine is the blogger behind BetterNovelProject.com, where she’s breaks down the key parts of three popular works of fiction and shares her findings. These are her good things. 489 more words