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Want to Successfully Publish? First, Are You a "Real" Writer?

For many writers (me included), we don’t start off with the confidence to yell to the world, “I’m going to be a professional author!” Heck, I wrote a 178,000 word “novel” and still didn’t believe I was a writer. 1,318 more words

Kristen Lamb

Remember to Make Time for Yourself, Not Only Work and Family

We talk a lot about managing time here. About setting small goals to realize our big goals. We’ve even chatted about how if you do what you love, it won’t seem like work. 347 more words

Productivity

The thing about goals is ...

Are you finding that you aren’t achieving any of the writing goals you’ve set for yourself?

Do you notice you have (valid) excuses for not being able to achieve your writing goals? 237 more words

Planning

Do what you love. Or, not.

“Do what you love” seems like sound advice for a happy life. But, is it?

The idea is that if you make you’re living doing what you love, work will feel like play and all your days will be filled with rainbows and kittens. 791 more words

Writing

Weekend Edition - Doing What You Love Plus Writing Tips and Good Reads

Doing What You Love

Wow.

Time really does fly when you’re having fun.

While digging around in my Live to Write – Write to Live archives (searching for a post I remember writing, but still can’t find), I realized that this past June marked my four-year anniversary writing for this blog. 1,358 more words

Writing

Don't Forget to Read About Writing

It’s easy to get so involved with writing, that reading can become a luxury to push aside.

But, it’s so important to read about writing for the little nuggets of wisdom and pearls of inspiration we know, but somehow seem to forget. 283 more words

Inspiration

Weekend Edition - Stealing Time and Everyday Writing Plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

Build a little birdhouse in your soul.

As a writer, I spend a lot of time staring out the window. My writing desk is positioned to accommodate this activity. 1,796 more words

Writing