Tag: writing and publishing

Featured Writer on Wellness: Katy Huth Jones

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on October 21, 2015 10 Comments • views: 2568
Featured Writer on Wellness: Katy Huth Jones

For me the biggest physical challenges come from my eleven years dealing with incurable lymphoma, and two (so far) courses of chemotherapy, which have left permanent side effects such as weight gain from high dose steroids, trouble with concentration, and now shaky hands. Eating as healthy as possible, walking, and practicing Tai Chi help a […]

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Your Scariest Writing Future and How to Avoid It

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on October 22, 2018 10 Comments • views: 1386
Your Scariest Writing Future and How to Avoid It

If you were to write a story about a writer’s worst nightmare, what would it be like? You’ve probably already imagined it. When you were slaving away on your novel, worried that you’d never find a publisher, you thought of it then: What will happen if this story never sees the light of day? In […]

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How to Become the Author You Were Meant to Be

Filed in Finding & Following Your Voice by on April 8, 2019 4 Comments • views: 755
How to Become the Author You Were Meant to Be

Here’s how it usually goes. You create a story and take it somewhere for feedback, maybe to a writer’s group, some writing friends, a contest that offers critiques, a workshop, or an editor. Your ultimate goal is to get feedback, but when you do, what do you focus on? If you’re like most writers, you […]

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10 Ways to Improve Your Writing Life

Filed in The Writing Life by on April 22, 2019 6 Comments • views: 1262
10 Ways to Improve Your Writing Life

After over 20 years as a full-time professional writer, I’ve learned some things that just plain make life better. Whether you’re writing part- or full-time; fiction, nonfiction, or freelance; it doesn’t matter—the bottom line is you’re spending a lot of time using your creative brain, as well as a lot of time at the computer. […]

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Are You a Writer Waiting to Be Discovered?

Filed in Platform and Marketing by on April 29, 2019 0 Comments • views: 606
Are You a Writer Waiting to Be Discovered?

You’ve heard the stories. Alijah Harrison, now an international model, was discovered while stopped at a gas station to get a candy bar. Ashton Kutcher while at a University of Iowa hangout. Channing Tatum while performing in a dance group on the street. It’s fun to hear stories about regular people plucked out of ordinary […]

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What Writers Need to Do to Benefit from Stress

Filed in Productivity and Time Management by on June 17, 2019 0 Comments • views: 439
What Writers Need to Do to Benefit from Stress

Americans are the most stressed out people in the world. That’s the news according Gallup’s most recent annual Global Emotions report. A total of 55 percent of Americans said they’d felt a lot of stress the day before the survey. The global average was 35 percent. If the survey had consisted of only writers, I’ll […]

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How Writing a Book Helped Me Get to Know Myself

Filed in Book Writing Inspiration by on July 17, 2019 0 Comments • views: 119
How Writing a Book Helped Me Get to Know Myself

Jane Nannono I have been a voracious reader since the age of six and reading books had made me a global citizen long before Vint Cerf and Robert E. Kahn invented the Internet. By 1994, I felt I had read enough books to write my own mainly to contribute to the literary world which had […]

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