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When Pain Makes It Hard, How to Keep Writing

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on August 17, 2016 20 Comments • views: 732
When Pain Makes It Hard, How to Keep Writing

by Pat Stoltey 2015 was a bad year for me, a year of stress and discomfort way beyond my usual challenges with arthritis and fibromyalgia. The laundry list of unfortunate incidents is too long to chronicle here. Two of the biggies: I spent more than three months early in the year healing from a broken […]

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3 Ways Essential Oils Make it Easier to Be Creative

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on August 16, 2016 0 Comments • views: 297
3 Ways Essential Oils Make it Easier to Be Creative

This post originally appeared on “T’s Stuff” as part of a book tour for “Loreena’s Gift.” I’ve been a health writer for over 17 years, and during that time I’ve learned quite a bit about natural oils and how beneficial they are. There’s a reason we’re seeing more and more of them in skin care […]

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7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Finding Time to Write

Filed in When the Going Gets Tough by on August 15, 2016 6 Comments • views: 688
7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Finding Time to Write

You promised yourself you’d get chapter twenty-one done today. But the day is gone and it didn’t happen. Oh well. You’ll get to it tomorrow. Tomorrow comes and goes and the chapter still isn’t done. No problem. The weekend is coming. You’ll get it done then. We all tell ourselves things like this all the […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Katherine Bogle

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on August 10, 2016 0 Comments • views: 604
Featured Writer on Wellness: Katherine Bogle

When you become a writer, there’s a lot that other writers don’t tell you. There’s your newfound coffee addiction, back pain from sitting in that computer chair all day, anxiety, weight gain, eyestrain, headaches, and much more. Being an author is supposed to be some magical profession, that when you make it, you make it, […]

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How Publishing Taught Me to Be More Self-Reliant

Filed in Novel Ups & Downs by on August 9, 2016 3 Comments • views: 961
How Publishing Taught Me to Be More Self-Reliant

In “Novel Ups & Downs,” authors talk about the mental, emotional, & spiritual challenges and triumphs experienced while writing one particular novel or book. by Suzanne Rogerson The idea for Visions of Zarua started when I had an image of a woman hunting in the woods with her hounds. The prey had disappeared and she […]

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How to Keep Your Stomach Happy While Writing

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on August 9, 2016 0 Comments • views: 684
How to Keep Your Stomach Happy While Writing

We’re a nation who loves to eat. Not only eat, but snack, graze, piece, munch, drink, savor, and slurp. And a lot of that is done while we’re writing. We don’t think about how it affects our tummies…until it does. Then we complain. Stupid stomach! Who has time for bloating, cramps, gas, diarrhea, constipation, and […]

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