Putting ideas into words.


Why You Haven’t Been Able to Make More Time for Writing — and How to Fix That

Do you find yourself pushing your work back an hour, two days, three weeks — because there just doesn’t seem to be enough time to make it happen?

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When Writing Feels Like Work — And Like Play

This often makes “writing time” much more confusing than it needs to be. When writing is your work, but you also enjoy it, how do you get into the right mindset to accomplish your goals?

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You Don’t Have to Write Full Time Right Away — and Maybe You Shouldn’t

You need to be prepared. You need to try many different kinds of writing, and work with or for many different people. You need to figure out what your interests are and find people who share those interests. It’s OK to start slow. In fact, in my experience, it’s the best way to do it.

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What Do You ‘Like’ About Writing? Your Answer Changes Everything

Many writers — especially newer aspiring writers (you rock!) — struggle to stay motivated. Everyone has a specific part of the process that either slows them down or stops them completely. Everyone.

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Writing In the Aftermath of Tragedy

Words alone, of course, are not enough to trigger a shift in the way things are. But they’re often enough to trigger curiosity, and changes in thought — maybe even considerations about altering opinions and/or behaviors.

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Good Writing Advice Acknowledges That Everyone Is Different

You can’t stop people from giving bad advice. But you can contribute enough good advice that people start ignoring the unhelpful, generalized, and, in some cases, wrong.

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