Three Line Tales, Week 40: Round-Up — Only 100 Words

What is this? The round-up, on time? It can only mean one thing: I’m procrastinating on NaNoWriMo. Microfiction #Three line tales: Run – Jane Dougherty Writes Puff – Ann WJ White Three Line Tales – Exhaling – Dutch goes the Photo! 3 Line Tales Week 36 – It’s Not – Howling With The Wolf TLT: […]

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Why Do You Write? Setting Strong Intentions + Finding Your Why

If you’re ready to take writing seriously, you have to know what you’re doing; and, more importantly, you have to know why you’re doing it. Your why will be there to give you energy to start, it will comfort you and keep you going when you slog through the middle, and it will pull you up and dust you off when you crash. Your why is basically your BFF as a writer. Have you ever stopped to consider why you write? There’s a history of writer’s exploring their reasons and motifs. Learn all about it and discover your own why in this post! (+ There’s a FREE pretty printable for you!)

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Writer’s Block: How to Write When You Feel Stuck

Spoiler alert: I hate the term “writer’s block.” It implies that you are unable to write, but that’s not entirely accurate, is it? Instead, I like to use the term “creative block.” While you’re probably able to write, you’re not always able to write creatively.  I struggled with creative blocks severely when I was writing my second novel, That Was the Year. Just call me the Queen of Procrastination. And because of the procrastination, I lost my way in the story, causing major rework on my part.  Yikes.  But the good news is that it all came together in the end. If you’re someone who’s familiar with creative blocks, then allow me to provide you with some personal strategies to overcome them:

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