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Featured Writer on Wellness: Hazel Prior

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on August 7, 2019 0 Comments • views: 276
Featured Writer on Wellness: Hazel Prior

I think I was born with the creative bug. As a child I was always making something—paintings, crafts, songs, stories—and I get grouchy when creativity isn’t happening in my life. Two ingredients are really important for creativity to flourish, and they’re pretty difficult to find: time and headspace. I’m lucky that I don’t have a […]

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Fed Up with the Hard Working Writing Life? Read This

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on August 5, 2019 2 Comments • views: 261
Fed Up with the Hard Working Writing Life? Read This

If there’s one characteristic writers share, it’s “hard-working.” Most of us have day jobs and use our leisure time to work on our writing projects. Many of us have families we’re taking care of too—kids and sometimes aging parents—and it can seem like we have hardly a spare minute to breathe. There are times when […]

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Why I Wrote a Book on Interpreting Your Dreams

Filed in Book Writing Inspiration by on July 31, 2019 1 Comment • views: 372
Why I Wrote a Book on Interpreting Your Dreams

by Cindy Hale I have always been a vivid dreamer and a visual learner. The stories of dreams in the Bible always fascinated me, with their strange images and symbolism leading to such profound and true interpretations. I was curious about my own dreams and what they could possibly mean. Existing Books on Interpreting Dreams Were Disappointing to […]

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Why You Need to Know What Your Writing Means

Filed in Your Purpose as a Writer by on July 30, 2019 3 Comments • views: 285
Why You Need to Know What Your Writing Means

As a writer, you need to know the answer to one question: What does your writing mean? We tend to get so caught up in producing our work, publishing it, and marketing it that we fail to stop and think about this important question. I encourage you to take some time this week to do […]

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Featured Writer on Wellness: Georgia Rose

Filed in Writers on Wellness by on July 24, 2019 15 Comments • views: 769
Featured Writer on Wellness: Georgia Rose

I have always struggled with the stress of trying to balance it all and with feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of work there is to get done. It is a constant irritation to me that my website is out of date, my book promotion hit and miss, rather than strategically planned, and that I […]

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7 Little Things Successful Writers Refuse to Worry About

Filed in When Writing Is Hard by on July 22, 2019 4 Comments • views: 554
7 Little Things Successful Writers Refuse to Worry About

In a writer’s life, a series of difficult little things can easily add up to one big feeling of discouragement. Then we can find ourselves smack dab in the middle of a crisis that can threaten our careers. If you’ve noticed this happening in your writing world lately, this post is for you. 7 Little […]

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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: 533
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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Featured Writer on Wellness: Gwenyth Snow

Filed in Book Writing Inspiration by on July 10, 2019 0 Comments • views: 577
Featured Writer on Wellness: Gwenyth Snow

My motivation for writing wasn’t because I dreamed of being a bestselling author, but rather because of my son, David, born with a severe form of cerebral palsy. Although he lived a full and happy life, in spite of his health problems, David became irreversibly ill just short of his twentieth birthday. At that time, […]

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7 of My Favorite Jokes About Writers

Filed in The Writing Life by on July 8, 2019 12 Comments • views: 689
7 of My Favorite Jokes About Writers

Laughter is the best medicine, as they say. Studies have proven it to be true. When we laugh, we ease stress and anxiety, boost the immune system, improve mood, support heart health, burn calories, and even relieve pain. Laughing at ourselves might be even better—particularly for writers. We tend to take our work and ourselves […]

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Four Ways to Stay Calm When Your Book Deadline Is Looming

Filed in Productivity and Time Management by on July 3, 2019 0 Comments • views: 421
Four Ways to Stay Calm When Your Book Deadline Is Looming

by Will Williams Being a writer tends to involve lots of deadlines. Generally speaking, they are a helpful part of the creative process. In fact, many books may have remained unfinished without them. Yet no matter how necessary they may be, looming deadlines can be difficult. Knowing that the clock is ticking and that we […]

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7 Reasons Why Writers Need to Play More

Filed in Productivity and Time Management, The Healthy Writer by on July 1, 2019 2 Comments • views: 467
7 Reasons Why Writers Need to Play More

The other day, I spent the afternoon looking at bikes. The last time I rode a bicycle was over 10 years ago, and it wasn’t mine. I haven’t been on one since then, and have preferred to jog rather than ride anyway. But lately, I’ve been thinking that biking might be fun. I know myself […]

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