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Keys to Traveling for Your Creativity, Part II

(Continuing advice and lessons learned for the benefit of those who travel to further their creativity at conventions and festivals.) 10) Toss Your Expectations Aside When you’re traveling for your creativity, you may get closer to your creator (as I … Continue reading

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Defending Kevin Smith (to Kevin Smith)

Okay, I’m dragging my protruding gut through a kettle bell workout with the sound off while listening to the recent Smodcast “Comic Book Men” episode, and I once again had to endure multi-hyphenate Indy legend Kevin Smith repeatedly calling himself … Continue reading

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Let It Suck Series: revisiting “Write Better With Character Profiles”

As part of the “Let It Suck” series of posts, I wanted to discuss how knowledge of your characters informs writing decisions, and this post seems crucial to include, so I am reprinting it as a companion to this week’s … Continue reading

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Creativity Worth Talking About

For those of you who have enjoyed my blog posts about writing and creativity, this new show may be perfect for you: https://youtu.be/HyNRNm6fx3s    </ Ryan is author of City of Woe, available on Kindle and in print. For more info, click here.<

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The Power of “What If”?

Writing is an optimistic enterprise. Even the most cynical writer, the one who believes everyone is corrupt and the world is doomed, if that person still writes, s/he proves hope is alive. If that person truly believes nothing matters, why … Continue reading

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