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Are You Ready To Take a Leap With Your Writing?

by squacco on Flickr “We must walk consciously only part way towards our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success” (Thoreau) Are you up for taking a leap with your writing this month? I’m hoping it won’t be too much of a leap in the… Continue reading

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How does “writing holiday in Italy” sound?

I need your help. I don’t know what it is about writing promotional material for things that I’m working on or services I offer. The normal flow of words dries up to a trickle. My mind turns to sludge. I feel like I’m wading through treacle. Thank heavens I’m running the upcoming writing workshop with [...]

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On curiosity and conversations

“Genuine curiosity draws people into a conversation” (Liz Strauss) I didn’t get quite where I intended with curiosity, the December theme at Confident Writing. I found myself getting pleasantly distracted with writing challenges like: blog memes I needed to catch up with, and tried to think differently about the cosmo headline-writing challenge from Copyblogger (irrestible) [...]

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10 writing remedies for the post-Christmas blues

10 writing remedies  for the post-Christmas blues

Alka Seltzer by Spencer E Holtoway on Flickr Feeling the after-effects of over-indulgence? Before you reach for the medicine cabinet here are 10 writing remedies to see you through the post-Christmas blues: 1. DO keep writing over the holidays Steal a little bit of space to write… Continue reading

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How do I structure my writing?

I was talking to a friend and former colleague about a writing workshop I’m hoping to run somewhere warm and sunny next year.  More on this to follow… but while he was excited about my plans, he indicated that a workshop a bit closer to home would be appreciated too.  I was a bit surprised [...]

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