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7 Ways to Overcome Destructive Self-Criticism

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on March 21, 2016 4 Comments • views: 3801
7 Ways to Overcome Destructive Self-Criticism

Another rejection. I guess my writing is just not good enough. My book’s not selling. Why did I think I had talent? Why did I say that in my interview? I sounded so stupid! You’ve heard it before. You should be kind to yourself. Encourage yourself. Refrain from too much self-criticism. But it’s not just […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to be a Lifelong Writer?

Filed in The Writing Life by on October 16, 2017 5 Comments • views: 1031
Do You Have What it Takes to be a Lifelong Writer?

One of my favorite author interviews took place back in 2015, with Karen Jones Gowen. As a writer and a publisher, she had a unique take on the whole “writing life” experience, because she’d seen it from both sides. She spoke about the challenges writers have fitting writing in with the rest of their lives, […]

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How to Ease Back Pain from the Comfort of Your Chair

Filed in Tools to Write Pain-Free by on October 18, 2017 0 Comments • views: 380
How to Ease Back Pain from the Comfort of Your Chair

by Luisito E. Batongbakal Jr. We’ve all heard about the evils of prolonged sitting: The longer you sit, the higher your chance of suffering lower back pain. Not surprisingly, almost every corner of the Internet is advocating the use of standing desks to curb occupational back pain. It’s true that standing can help break up […]

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What Are You Wearing? Why Writers Should Care

Filed in Boost Creativity by on October 23, 2017 0 Comments • views: 54
What Are You Wearing? Why Writers Should Care

Do you dress up for Halloween? If not, do you dress up at any other time? Do you go all out for an awards dinner, for example, dress up to give a presentation, or even dress up like one of your characters to get into his or her head? I spent a few years teaching […]

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