Holiday Season and the Seasoned Writer

The weather gods are shining lately. Even where I live (where summer usually amounts to a slightly less than rainy weekend somewhere around June) we’re enjoying a heat wave. It’s holiday season, and while most of us work around the year, it’s still the best time of year. For writers, however, it can be full

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Deadlines: How Writers Can Handle Them

Deadline time. Douglas Adams said, “I like deadlines, I like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.” Now that may be fine for old Doug, but if you’re furiously sweating to make a tight deadline, then this post might help. I feel the pressure of deadlines like everyone else, and not just

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Social Media: Making the Best of You

Once upon a time, there were writers. A lot of writers. And they wrote books and, mostly, that was it. Sometimes they may have featured on the radio to talk about current literature, but in the main, readers never heard from the writers of their favorite books. They might have never even known what they

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Writer’s Block: This Too Shall Pass

There comes a time in every project where you hit the wall. After a certain amount of inspiration and momentum comes the crash. The road block. Writer’s block.

I like to think that if something comes too easily, it’s not worth doing. But this doesn’t make being stuck in the depths of ‘the block’ any

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