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8 Ways to get Inspired

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” – Tony Dorsett

In an eighteen minute long voice note from my cousin, one of the topics she mentioned was inspiration.

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Writing

Finding Time to Write

It’s 4:30 a.m. I should have written this post when I had time on Monday.  Last night I thought, “Screw it, no one is going to notice I didn’t post on Wednesday.” Then I started feeling guilty and thought, “Well, if I wake up before 5:30 I’ll put something out.” So, here I am. 225 more words

Fiction Writing

Rethinking "Write Everyday"

I used to be vehemently against the advice “write everyday.” I’m still not sold on it. Mainly because of how I’ve seen it used: Authors with book deals, or lifestyles that afford them ample leisure time, who wake up at the crack of dawn to write 4,000 words before breakfast say it as a taunt to new or emerging writers. 24 more words

Writing

Writing Wednesdays: How I Wrote a Figh Scene for the First Time (Research Tips)

A few months ago, I wrote a fight scene and told my readers that it was my first time doing that. Some of them asked what kind of research I did and today I’m going to tell you that as well. 281 more words

Writing Tips & Prompts

Worldbuilding 101: Societies

Sorry for the delay on this one. I’ve actually been trying to get this written for weeks. I’ve been incredibly busy, and that unfortunately won’t change. 889 more words

What's My Name?

The other day, one of my favourite authors asked her fans on Twitter if a character from her last novel had a last name. To be honest, I’d not really noticed until she pointed it out but it was true. 373 more words