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Dealing with Overwhelm

I’m sure you’re familiar with those moments in life when everything seems to happen at once. You may have deadlines coming up, the computer breaks, a kid is sick, and then the dishwasher leaks water. That’s quite often the time … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Damaged Poet

There’s that myth out there… about how writers need to experience deep personal pain and hardship in order to be able to write deep, moving stories, or become literary geniuses. That myth about the tortured mind and soul that can … Continue reading

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Three Reasons why New Year Resolutions are Dangerous

January is two weeks old today. So are your resolutions. You did make resolutions, didn’t you? Yeah, well, that might not actually be a good idea. I know, it’s quite a tradition, and everyone does them, right? So how could … Continue reading

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3 Habits that Make you a Better Writer

We are writers. We are creative people. We thrive on an active mind. We’re constantly observing and thinking. We can hear people talk in our minds and have visions of other worlds, aliens and wild scenes. For writers, life can … Continue reading

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