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July 17, 2016
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Free Writing Infographic: Ten Commandments of Writing

I love infographics. I especially love infographics about writing. And there’s nothing better than free writing infographics! Yes, the “F” word — the one I use […]
June 20, 2016
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Nix Word Count Woes with a Morning Dump

Word count — if you’ve ever written an article for pay or a sweeping work of epic fiction, you’re probably obsessed with them. In fact, if you’re […]
March 15, 2016

5 Elements of Fierce Writing (#5 Will Make You Smile)

Don’t have time to read? Listen instead! Click the media player to hear now or the icon to download for later. [wpdm_package id=’11125′]   Every writer […]
March 1, 2016
Timing breaks for increased writing productivity

The 17 Minute Trick That Boosts Writing Productivity

Not all writers have an entire day to devote to their craft, but if you do it’s worth it to figure out when your brain is […]
February 25, 2016
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Video Writing Prompt – The Take Three

Here’s a fun and easy way to fit some quick writing into your day. Check out this super fast (only 1 minute–I am getting faster!) video and […]
February 23, 2016
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A Morning Routine for Writers

It’s no secret that highly successful people have specific morning routines they follow meticulously. These activities are performed habitually; they help determine the tone for the rest of […]
February 16, 2016
How to MacGyver Your Writing

Need to Fix Your Writing? Grab Some Duct Tape!

MacGyver and writing — a pair made in heaven? Many of you will remember MacGyver, the mild-mannered scientist-turned-government-agent that could rig a bomb with a shoelace […]
February 9, 2016
this 70s sitcom will help you be a better writer

How This 70s Sitcom Can Make You A Better Writer

You remember Oscar Madison, the lovable lummox from Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple”? Always pushing socks, dirty underwear, and food-laden dishes out of his way to scribble […]
January 27, 2016
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How to Write Engaging Non-fiction

The internet is filled with information designed to help writers produce great fiction, but when writers want to know how to write engaging non-fiction, the info […]
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