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5 Unusual and Practical Ways To Break Writer’s Block

Below are 2 practical and 3 unusual ways to help overcome writer’s block. Most of these revolve around immersing yourself into your story, while some suggest taking a step back. Sometimes all you need is a seed of inspiration to … Continue reading

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Letting Joy In

Yesterday, a writer friend of mine announced that she signed on with a respectable agent at one of the big publishing houses. I’ve been following her journey since at least 2012. This person is one of the sweetest, hardest working, talented … Continue reading

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Recovering from NaNoWriMo

So here we are, almost a week into December. Throughout these past few days, as I continue working on my novel–which I still love writing by the way–I have nevertheless begun to feel a malaise settle over me. I get into these slumps sometimes … Continue reading

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Why NaNoWriMo?

National Novel Writing Month is here. Which is precisely why I wrote this post in advance, and also why I produced more blog entries for October than I ever have in a month’s period (A Theory on Fear, Why I … Continue reading

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5 Poetic Masters, & the Arguments for their Genius

  Often, if done well, there is a primal sort of pleasure to be derived from poetry; it should blow you away with something you cannot name, to paraphrase Jane Kenyon. This instinctual attraction to a melody of sound, imagery, figurative … Continue reading

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