Practical Tips

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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Do You Recognize the Top 7 Excuses Writers Make?

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Writers make all kinds of excuses for why they never get any writing done. But there are some excuses writers make more often than others. You most likely don’t even realize that you’re making these excuses either, because these excuses are often disguised as “good reasons” why you can’t write. You tell yourself that this […]

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9 Energizing Snacks That Will Keep You Writing

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If you’re like most writers, you tend to eat while you’re writing. For me, the two go hand-in-hand. Unfortunately, the foods writers typically snack on won’t help them sustain their energy. And if you have a long writing session planned, that could wreck havoc on it. How many times have you sat down to write, […]

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How to Create a Simple Outline for Your Writing

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Planners vs. Pantsers. You’re one or the other. Remember back in school when your teacher made you plan your stories and essays before you were allowed to write them? That’s because taking the extra time to plan actually saves time in the long run. Why You Need an Outline Outlines can help you: Define your […]

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How to Create a Writing Space on a Budget

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All you really need to write is a pen and some paper. Right? That may be true, but having a dedicated writing space can make writing easier and help you make the most of your time. Whether or not you have a home office, you can use whatever space you do have to set up […]

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The Truth About Finding Time To Write

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Writers are always complaining they don’t have enough time to write.  In fact, that’s the main complaint writers have and one of their biggest barriers to getting writing done, as well. Finding time to write when you’re already busy as hell may seem like a huge challenge. It may even feel impossible at times. But […]

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5 Simple Steps to Setting SMART Writing Goals

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Every year writers set writing goals and every year, many of those same writers give up on their goals before they achieve them. This isn’t because these writers don’t have the ability to reach their goals. It’s because they’re goals are not SMART. The acronym S.M.A.R.T. is used in the project management industry as a […]

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