Posts with the Category of: Encouragement

Be Inspired!

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Ready to get started on your next writing project, but just need a little nudge? If you’ve been looking for inspiration in all the wrong places, check out this link to 31 Ways To Find Inspiration (thanks to the brilliant folks at Write To Done for this great compilation). My personal favorite is #3 (Overhead […]

Take the 30/30 Challenge

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We know that committing to write every day is an important discipline, but where to find the motivation? Richard Hugo House, a Seattle-based nonprofit has a solution which encourages writing and helps support this haven for writers at the same time. Its 30/30 Writing Challenge asks participants to commit to write 30 minutes a day […]

FREE Workshops in February!

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I always love the opportunity to gather with other writers! Please plan to join me for these FREE February programs and learn to find your voice. First up is CHANGE FACT TO FICTION, a great workshop that helps you use your own life story to explore character, conflict, voice and metaphor. Next up will be […]

What Are You Reading?

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It’s International Book Week!  Actually, it’s not – that is just a meme that has been sweeping the internet over the past several days. Nonetheless, it has inspired a fun exercise for readers and writers alike.  Here’s how it works: Grab the book nearest you, turn to page 52 and post the 5th sentence as your comment […]