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Kendra Syrdal Is Going LIVE Tonight To Talk About How To Be A Writer!

Every Wednesday Kendra Syrdal, producer at Thought Catalog and resident wino, is going live to talk to you guys about life, love, and the reasons why we probably all deserve a cocktail or two. 136 more words

Elizabeth: Writer’s Rules of Engagement

Recently I’ve been going through things in my office/library – sorting, organizing, trashing – in an attempt to make the space both useful and inviting.  It’s a step in a larger project that includes building and installing a wall of built-in bookshelves to hold those old-fashioned dead-tree books that I’m still so partial to. 523 more words

Fiction Writing

The Key to Writing More and Often

Have you ever noticed that you write best when you’re under pressure? As a writer you write every day, or at least you know you should write every day. 1,629 more words

On Writing, Editing, And Freelancing

My Top Nine Writer's Essentials

Artwork (above) by Hayley Macmillan on ArtStation

1. A journal appropriate to your content. If it’s dark, brooding stories you’re writing then I suggest black journals (maybe skip the blood drenched pages). 557 more words

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“To be creative doesn’t mean coming up with something no one has ever thought of before: It means coming up with something you have never thought or imagined or made before.” … 15 more words

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How to Write Even When You Don't Want To

Everyone thinks they can be a writer. Those people are right—kind of. To be a writer, you actually have to write. You may have a typewriter and an arsenal of brilliant ideas bopping around your head, but until you actually put words on paper, you are not a writer. 376 more words

Am Writing

An Interview and a Question: What Does it Take to Make You Feel Like an Author?

A strange thing happened on the way to the blog.  I received an email out of the blue from someone I’ve never heard of.  That’s not so strange in itself; I get enough spam to feed a spambot until it vomits flowery poetry. 1,367 more words

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