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Why You Will Never Finish your Novel mindset motivation Nov 30, 2023

Ask any author - writing your first draft is not a walk in the park. Unless the „walk” is a six-month long journey and...

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Inspiration for New and Experienced Poets motivation poetry Nov 28, 2023

This post was written with all of you aspiring (and seasoned) poets in mind. The goal here is to offer some advice for writing poetry,...

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Finished My First Draft, Now What? book editing Nov 27, 2023

After a lot of struggle, I finished my first draft. And you know what? It absolutely sucks. It's nothing like I imagined it would be,...

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The Yin & Yang of Writing Fiction plotting prose writing skills Nov 25, 2023

The Yin & Yang, an intricate concept of Chinese philosophy, which in simple terms highlights the universal balance of duality...

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Breaking Down Writer’s Block mindset motivation Nov 23, 2023

I’m sure you’re familiar with writer’s block, the serial killer of millions of works-in-progress. While it can be...

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Writing Respectful Representation characters writing skills Nov 21, 2023

First and foremost, I want to thank Ariadne and Jules for discussing this idea with me. The topic of inclusivity in writing is enormously...

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The 3-step System to Create Well-Written Dialogue dialogue writing prose writing skills Nov 20, 2023

Whether you’re stuck on a scene in your novel, or you just want to get some writing training in, I’m glad you’re here,...

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Do I Really Want a Writing Partner? career motivation tools Nov 18, 2023

Ok folks, here we go again!

Let me start off by saying that I have been working with a writing partner for the past four years and...

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Kill the Impostor inspiration mindset Nov 17, 2023

How often do you think you are not good enough? Are the voices in your head too loud when you try to write? Do you struggle with...

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The Subcreation of Inspiration, with Editor in Chief at Fellowship & Fairydust mindset motivation Nov 16, 2023

I had the absolute pleasure of speaking with Avellina Balestri, Catholic Author of the Robin Hood retelling “Saplings of...

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Crafting Complex Characters characters writing skills Nov 14, 2023

The most interesting characters to read about are usually the most conflicted and complex characters, the ones that mess up and have to...

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You Said, I Said, We All Said book editing prose writing skills Nov 12, 2023

In the early 2010’s, my writing underwent two dramatic paradigm shifts in a single summer.

I was by no means new to writing in the...

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