Archive for May, 2016

Featured Writer on Wellness: A.J. Eversley

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on January 17, 2018 1 Comment • views: 183
Featured Writer on Wellness: A.J. Eversley

I think the overall ups and downs in this industry can be quite stressful, depressing and discouraging. One day you will get a 5-star glowing review and the next you get a 1-star negative review and its hard to realize that you can’t please everyone. I have definitely taken negative feedback way to much to heart […]

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5 Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Before Writing

Filed in Boost Creativity by on January 16, 2018 0 Comments • views: 238
5 Ways to Boost Your Mood Right Before Writing

~Writing Well Wednesday Tip~ Most writers are sensitive creatures. That’s good when it comes to imagining how our characters feel in various scenes. But it’s not so good when it comes to managing our moods. If you find that you’re feeling irritable, sad, or out of it lately, you may have a hard time sticking […]

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7 Ways to Boost Your Writing Willpower

Filed in Boost Creativity, Productivity and Time Management by on January 15, 2018 2 Comments • views: 408
7 Ways to Boost Your Writing Willpower

It’s the third week in January. How are you doing on your writing goals? If you’re like most people, you’re already struggling. You’ve heard the statistics: University of Scranton research suggests that just eight percent of people achieve their New Year’s goals. I want to help you be one of those eight percent. To do […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Teresa Neumann

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on January 10, 2018 0 Comments • views: 786
Featured Writer on Wellness: Teresa Neumann

I love my family and my life too much to waste it closeted away over an unfinished manuscript, isolated and border-line insane, with my stomach tied in knots over self-imposed deadlines. Seriously. If the actual writing of a book isn’t taxing enough, the burden of editing, re-writing, re-editing, gathering reviews, format decision making, and marketing […]

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A Tip to Help Women Writers Achieve More

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A Tip to Help Women Writers Achieve More

~Writing Well Wednesday Tip~ Ladies, when it comes to achieving your writing goals, you may be missing something. According to a recent survey by “Leadership IQ”—founded by bestselling author Mark Murphy (Hard Goals: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be)—men and women differ when it comes to setting […]

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How to Boost Focus & Productivity with a Writing Space Makeover

Filed in Productivity and Time Management by on January 8, 2018 8 Comments • views: 965
How to Boost Focus & Productivity with a Writing Space Makeover

When was the last time you changed up your writing space? If it’s been a while, I suggest you think about it. Especially with the new year upon us, it’s a great time to re-evaluate where you write, and how you might be able to improve it. I’m talking about this because I’m super excited […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Sandy Fussell

Filed in Boost Creativity, Writers on Wellness by on January 3, 2018 0 Comments • views: 856
Featured Writer on Wellness: Sandy Fussell

The sedentary nature of working at a desk during the day and then at night writing is a real health trap for me as I get older. I’m a busy person, always up and down the stairs and choosing to walk as much as possible when I’m out, but I don’t enjoy structured exercise and […]

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Ditch Excusitis to Keep Your Writing on Track

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Ditch Excusitis to Keep Your Writing on Track

~Writing Well Wednesday Tip~ We all do it. We give ourselves an out. “I’ll write tomorrow,” we say, fully intending to do it, but then tomorrow comes and the writing doesn’t happen. You may be setting (or have already set) writing goals for 2018. Beware of “excusitis,” as it can set in quickly. You know […]

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5 Bad Writing Goals and How to Make Them Better

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice by on January 1, 2018 2 Comments • views: 710
5 Bad Writing Goals and How to Make Them Better

Did you set good writing goals for 2018, or did you set goals that will only discourage and delay your progress? I talk a lot about goals in the Writing and Wellness “Start the Year off Right” bundle, which you can download for free here, but I thought it might help to look at some […]

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My Top 10 Books for 2017: Novels, Writing Help, & Indie Spotlight

Filed in Book Writing Inspiration, Boost Creativity by on December 27, 2017 0 Comments • views: 915
My Top 10 Books for 2017: Novels, Writing Help, & Indie Spotlight

As we come to the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to share my top 10 books for 2017. Like most writers, I love reading, and feel like I can never read as many books as I’d like to. But I’ve made room in my schedule in two ways: I read […]

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30 Quotes to Inspire a New Year of Writing

Filed in Book Writing Inspiration, The Writing Life by on December 26, 2017 0 Comments • views: 2101
30 Quotes to Inspire a New Year of Writing

Need some inspiration for a new year of writing? Last year and the year before, I put together some of the best quotes from the author features here on Writing and Wellness, and highlighted them in a single post. Those posts were among the most popular here on the site, so I’ve decided to make […]

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What Increases Writing Focus and Inspiration? Try This!

Filed in Boost Creativity, Productivity and Time Management by on December 20, 2017 0 Comments • views: 688
What Increases Writing Focus and Inspiration? Try This!

by Emily Johnson Did you know that every day, music affects how you think, feel, and act? In movies, background music enhances the story and moves the action from scene to scene, but it’s main task? To evoke certain emotions in you, the viewer. The same thing happens in television commercials. Media companies use music […]

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