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Refilling the Well?

You may know that I was traveling last week and the first half of this week. And a funny thing happened: I had been writing a lot before my journey. And I didn’t want to break my run in getting … Continue reading

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The True Danger of To-Do Lists

We all use to-do lists. And they are useful if handled well. But to-do lists can be utterly destructive. A large to-do list is simply fodder for overwhelm. One glance is enough to convince you that you’ll never be able … Continue reading

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How Judgement Hurts Your Writing

This is the last of the three thought patterns that I called the three most damaging ones for writers. And it’s one you really, really need to let go. Judgement servers only one single purpose: To elevate yourself in your … Continue reading

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The Plot and the Hero

The other day I read a book that I had waited to read. It was part of a series, and it was long in coming. I set aside an evening, got some beer and chips, and settled in for a … Continue reading

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The Three Levels of Editing

Everyone knows we should have an editor before publishing our stories. Publishers give manuscripts to editors, and self-publishers search out and pay editors. And that makes sense. It’s always good to have more than just the writer’s eyes on the … Continue reading

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A Morning Routine for More Words

In the last blog post I talked about three habits that help you to be a more productive writer. Today, I’d like to take that a little deeper. Why is getting up at the same time every day so important? … Continue reading

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How to Write When you don’t have Time

Today’s post is a guest blog from Charlotte Duzong, one of my close friends and an amazing business woman. She is an expert in using time efficiently. But I’d better let her speak herself: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thank you, Frauke, for inviting … Continue reading

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