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How to Use a “Time Block” to Get More Writing Done

I’ve worked with a lot of writers over the past eight years and I can honestly say that there really is one thing that separates the writers who are going to make it from the writers who are not. I know, I know—there are many different variables at play. Believing in yourself, joining a supportive community, finding your audience. I’m not disputing that those factors influence a writer’s success. But the thing I’m talking about is way more basic than anything else. Continue Reading

Limiting Beliefs Kill Creativity, Writers Beware

Tiny Grass Is DreamingI worked as an office manager for many years, for many different companies. It was my job to make sure people had the workspace they needed when they were hired. When I started working for a successful, affluent company I noticed something very interesting that happened with a lot of the new employees. Continue Reading

How Your Grand Vision Is Holding You Back

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If you’re a writer, you have a vision. Possibly you daydream about hitting it big with fame and money like Tom Clancy or Stephen King, or you want a cult following that develops into a huge fan base like Neil Gaiman or Chuck Palahniuk.

Or maybe you see yourself sitting in a quiet room writing poetry like Emily Dickinson, your genius talent never to be discovered in this lifetime. Continue Reading