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Writing Struggles #3

How do you sit and make yourself write when every force, both externally and internally, is pushing against you? To some, the answer is to simply sit down and get the work done, no matter quantity or quality.  679 more words


What Am I Waiting For?

Have you ever had something you really wanted to accomplish but never did, as you are waiting for the “right time”? Same here.

I actually have a lot of things on that list. 296 more words


In Praise of My Thesaurus

Writers who write on writing love to quote the line where Stephen King advises them to throw away their thesaurus, King’s theory being that ‘any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word’. 410 more words

Writing Hints

Daily Writing Habits

What kind of writing habits do you have?

Habits? The dictionary defines habit as a noun: The manner of conducting oneself: bearing

I think of a habit as something you are doing so it becomes normal. 264 more words

Nanowrimo like a loser: What I learned

By the official guidelines, I lost nanowrimo big time. I don’t have an accurate final count, but it’s about 36,000 words. Still, based on my own goals and expectations at the beginning of November, I won. 856 more words


Author Interview : The Writing District

Earlier this year, I was delighted to win The Writing District’s August competition with my story, Waiting for Angie. (Read about the story’s long road to publication… 109 more words

A Writer’s Life: Euphoria and Frustration

Happy Last Day of November. Whew! In a little over a month, we’ll be looking at the start of a brand-new year.

Fresh starts are always great. 545 more words

Mae Clair