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Ten Things That Block Writing, or Reveal A Truth

It often seems everyone wants to write, but honestly, how many actually get the writing done? There’s a huge difference in those two figures. One of the reasons most often cited by struggling writers is difficulty in finding the time. … Continue reading

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On Writing: What to Do When You’re Overwhelmed

Morning comes in the middle of the night way too often for me these days, and I know why. I’m overwhelmed. This morning, my “To Do” list included grading 150 college app essays, 40 reaction papers, 100 timed essays, answer … Continue reading

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On Writing: Why Smartphones Are A Writer’s New Best Friend

I used to plan out and gather ideas for novels and screenplays on index cards. Great system. One idea per card. The lined side was for the idea, be it bits of dialogue, character, setting, or whatever else came to … Continue reading

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