Category Archives: Writing Challenges

Start Right Where You Are and Get It Done

A Review of a New Book by Sam Bennett “When you decide that, you want something and you move toward it physically, emotionally or spiritually, then your movement opens up new pathways by which things can appear in your life,” … Continue reading

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Make Peace with Your Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion can Free You From Your Inner Critic by Mark Coleman

A Review Many writers are well acquainted with the “Inner Critic.” It is the voice that makes us second-guess our writing by saying “not enough,” “not good enough,” or sometimes “too much.” No matter how brilliant the writing, the Inner … Continue reading

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The ABC’s of Writing Into Truth

Guest Article by Tina Welling The ABCs of writing into our own truth are attention, belief, and courage.  Attention means offering awareness to our body sensations and our emotions; belief means trusting our responses; courage means taking action based upon … Continue reading

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Getting Unblocked From Writer’s Block

Most writers have probably felt as though they’ve been “blocked” or stuck for words at one time or another, so if this is denisejadensomething you struggle with, you’re not alone. Continue reading

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The #1 Reason Only a Handful of Authors Make Money

Guest article By Kathleen Gage Do you ever wonder why some authors seamlessly grow their businesses while most struggle at every turn? The fact is, those who continue to grow their businesses, client bases, and revenue streams do not settle for “business … Continue reading

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You Know That Book You’ve Been Meaning To Write? How to Get it Done . . .

You remember…that one project idea that is SUCH a good idea…and yet…you just can’t seem to get moving on it? You know you want to do it. You know you need to do it. You know you would really love having it done. So what’s the hold up? Continue reading

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Dreaming in Dialogue: A Way to Kickstart Your Writing

Experienced practitioners discover in creativity a fruitful conversation with themselves. It’s a ritual that can kickstart a work session and generate momentum. Continue reading

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The Key to Getting Published: How I Found a Small Publisher for My Memoir, Part I [memoir series #7]

Publishing a book today is all about options. And authors have their own stories of creative ways they found a publisher for their books. Here is mine. Continue reading

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Confident Creating: How to Write and Publish with Confidence

If you want to live a creative life and make your mark in some competitive art field like writing, you must learn to act confidently whether or not you feel confident. Continue reading

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The Mind Key: An Excerpt from Making Your Creative Mark by Eric Maisel

Your first task as a creative person is to “mind your mind.” Doesn’t it make sense to speak to yourself in ways that help you create deeply and regularly? Here’s now. Continue reading

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