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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: 3368
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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What Smart Writers Spend Their Money On

Filed in The Healthy Writer by on August 7, 2017 0 Comments • views: 824
What Smart Writers Spend Their Money On

In most cases, being a writer is not a get-rich-quick sort of endeavor. There are often years of hard work in the trenches, so to speak, before we start to see any cash coming back to us. Even if we are making an income from our work, the cost of just about everything continues to […]

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The Secret to Procrastination and How to Outsmart It

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on August 14, 2017 4 Comments • views: 432
The Secret to Procrastination and How to Outsmart It

Procrastination is deadly to a writer. Writing a book is simply too big a task to accomplish in one or two short spurts. We need consistent effort over a long period of time to make it happen. If we put off our work until tomorrow, and tomorrow put it off again, we may never complete […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Jennifer Wilck

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on August 16, 2017 4 Comments • views: 248
Featured Writer on Wellness: Jennifer Wilck

I think the biggest physical challenge to being a writer is it’s basically a stationary profession. Sounds pretty obvious, but I never really thought about it before. I write on my laptop, so I can move from my desk to my dining room table to my sofa to my deck when the weather is nice. […]

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