Jennifer Blanchard

How Did You Do With The Challenge?

The 31-day Better Writing Habits challenge has come to an end. So… how’d you do? Did you keep up? Did you manage to overcome some of the nasty habits that were holding you back? We’d love to hear your feedback, so please share in the comments below: 1) How the challenge worked (or didn’t work) […]

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15 Ways to Reward Yourself For Writing

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Let’s face it–When you know you’re getting a reward for doing something, it can definitely motivate you to do it. That’s why rewarding yourself for writing really works. When you know all you have to do is write 500 words before you can collect your reward (whatever it might be), that will motivate you to […]

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Toxic Language and How It Hinders Your Writing

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There is an icky, creepy bug that may be surrounding your daily life, seeping into everything you do. Without you even realizing it. That bug is toxic language. And once it gets a hold of you, it slowly begins to destroy, attacking your confidence, your outlook and your writing. What Is Toxic Language? Toxic language […]

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Feedback: Where to Get It, How to Use It

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If you want to become a better writer, there’s one thing that will always help you no matter what: getting feedback. Feedback allows you to learn what you’re doing right and what you need to work on. In fact, the right kind of feedback can help you make your writing better than you ever thought […]

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Writing Life CPR: 3 Tricks For Balancing Your Writing And Everything Else

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Being a writer can be a tough job. Not only do you have to sit down and figure out how to put words on the page, you also have to figure out how to do that and still maintain your family life and personal life and work life, etc. But there are ways to balance […]

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Weekend Warrior: How To Get The Most Writing Out Of Your Weekend

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If you’re a writer who works during the week, then weekends are most likely your best time to get some writing done. But a lot of times you’re so busy the weekends fly by and you don’t have any words on paper to show for it. By learning how to be a weekend warrior, you […]

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You Don’t Have To Be A Best-Selling Author To Make Writing A Priority

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Lemme ask you a question. And be honest. Is writing a priority for you? Do you make time for writing? Is it important to you? (I guess I really had three questions.) Writing is one of those things–you’re either committed to it or you’re not. But if you’re not and you don’t know why, now’s […]

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The Power of Morning Pages

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What if there was an activity you could do in less than 15 minutes a day that would keep you unblocked with ideas flowing? Would you do it? Morning Pages are a creative unblocking tool created by writing and creativity coach, Julia Cameron. And if you do them consistently, you’re guaranteed to see some fantastic […]

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4 Tools To Help You Manage Your Writing Time Better

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Writers are busy, busy, busy these days. With full-time jobs, family, hobbies and events going on, it can be challenging to get writing done. That’s when managing your writing time can make the difference between writing 500 words and writing 0 words. Here are four tools to help you manage your writing time better: The […]

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How To Eat A Piece Of Writing Pie: One Bite At A Time

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Have you ever tried writing a novel, but stopped before you finished? Many writers feel intimidated by the idea of writing a novel. It seems too big a project or it will take way too much time. But the truth is, you can do it. You just have to break it down so it’s manageable. […]

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