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The Painful Anxiety of Playing Favorites

The Painful Anxiety of Playing Favorites

If you’d like to receive my blog in your in-box each week, click here. This weekend I met with a neighbor who’d found out in a casual conversation at the mailboxes…
How to Kill Your Darlings

How to Kill Your Darlings

If you’d like to receive my blog in your in-box each week, click here. Writers are an emotional bunch. We pour our hearts onto the page. We rip our guts out.…
How Does the Storyteller Affect the Story?

How Does the Storyteller Affect the Story?

When we’re planning our own stories, so often we focus on the main elements of the story itself—the characters, the stakes, the plot—that we may not think about how the storytelling itself impacts the reader’s investment, impressions, and opinions. But it’s a powerful tool to consider.

Are You Creating the Writing Career You Want?

Reassessing Your Writing Career

No matter what level you are operating your writing career on, it too demands regular attention, maintenance, and upgrades. When is the last time you examined your goals for your writing for the coming year, five years, ten years and beyond? When is the last time you considered the projects you are dedicating your time and energy to and whether that’s still where you wish to devote your focus? When is the last time you questioned the path you’re on to see whether it’s still the one that matches your values, goals, and commitment level?

How Writers Revise

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