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January 2014

Why Every Writer Needs Community

 

 

There was a time in my life when I wasn’t writing at all. I wanted to write, but I was convinced I had no talent so I shied away from the whole thing. I stopped writing for good in college, and then after I moved out to the West Coast I didn’t pick up the pen again for another six years. Continue Reading

5 Simple Tips for the Writer’s Website

If you’re a writer with your own website (or a blog supported by WordPress or another platform) you probably have the basics down when it comes to building a compelling online presence. This post is just to remind writers that sometimes we all miss the obvious. By implementing these fast and simple strategies, you can powerfully boost the impact of your site. Continue Reading

Are You Still “Aspiring”? How to Level Up as a Writer.

If you’re like most writers you’ve probably sworn to yourself at one time or another that you will make time for your writing. And then…you didn’t make time for your writing. Or maybe your New Year’s resolution this year was to write more, to write every day, and now…it’s three weeks later and you’re still just not doing the amount of writing necessary in order for you to feel happy and creatively fulfilled. Continue Reading

The Best Writers Stay Hungry

I recently saw a photo posted online by the mom of two kids who wouldn’t stop arguing. As punishment, the brother and sister had to wear the “Get-Along Shirt” for 20 minutes. The picture showed two teary-eyed, red-faced children in a XXL t-shirt that read We Will Get Along across the front of it. Continue Reading