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How to Actually Finish the Writing Projects You Start

Filed in Productivity and Time Management by on September 12, 2017 4 Comments • views: 1954
How to Actually Finish the Writing Projects You Start

Here’s a question I’ve gotten from Writing and Wellness readers recently… How do I take a project from beginning to end without losing it somewhere in the middle? So how do we do that, exactly? Getting to “The End” Means Getting Through the Dreaded Middle I think most writers would agree that when we’re talking […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Jennifer Ammoscato

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on September 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 1050
Featured Writer on Wellness: Jennifer Ammoscato

My biggest challenge is lack of time. I am a writer who doesn’t want to start work on an aspect of a project unless I have a good couple of hours. It takes me time to reacquaint myself with where I was and my mindset. Sometimes, though, that becomes an excuse to avoid it. Physically, […]

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How to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Writing Progress

Filed in Boost Creativity, Finding & Following Your Voice by on October 2, 2017 2 Comments • views: 1035
How to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Writing Progress

My family and I took a trip to Alabama one year to see my younger brother, who was attending military school there at the time. We went out to lunch at a cute little restaurant, and when the waitress asked if we wanted something to drink, I requested, as I often do, both a glass […]

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How History, Mystery, and Chemo Led Me to My Book Launch

Filed in Book Writing Inspiration by on November 8, 2017 3 Comments • views: 905
How History, Mystery, and Chemo Led Me to My Book Launch

I discovered a historical murder case in a 19th-century forester’s diary here in Germany, where I live. The forester detailed his role in a murder investigation. The mayor of Bönnigheim was assassinated in 1835 and a letter came from the USA in 1872 offering the solution to the murder. The forester found the critical corroborating […]

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How to Write Your Way Through Loss and Grief

Filed in Writing to Heal by on November 15, 2017 0 Comments • views: 645
How to Write Your Way Through Loss and Grief

by Beth Castrodale In late 2014 and early 2015, both of my elderly parents died within four months. Although their deaths were far from unexpected, I found myself unable to forge ahead on the novel I’d been working on over the previous two years. Against the loss of my parents, the novel felt trivial. Furthermore, […]

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