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Unmissable articles on writing

Unmissable articles on writing
Do you find yourself struggling to write? Sometimes, negative thoughts make it difficult for us to write. As writers, part of our job seems to be to struggle against ourselves. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. You can’t avoid the struggle, but it doesn’t have to paralyze you from doing the work you love. You can fight these negative thoughts – and writer’s block – using a few proven techniques.

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Radio for Writers Searching for your muse? You'll find it here! Writers FM broadcasts live across the Web, 24 hours a day. I'm a Writer - 6 Writers Secrets Writers spend a lot of time inside the depths of their own heads. I’m a writer, I know we can’t help it. No matter the size of our office, it is the inside of our mind where the majority of our work is done. Whether writing great copy or doodling with our own fiction, we are often left to our own devices, spoiled on solitude and self management. Forward Motion is an entirely free site. There are no costs for any of the sections, including classes.If you enjoy FM and would like to help out, Donations are welcome! In October of 2012, Forward Motion for Writers made a drastic leap to a new site system. Five Tips (and a Bonus!) on How to Write a Fantastic About Page By James Chartrand of Men with Pens If you’re going to put your words on public display, it’s your job to make that content compelling, intriguing, entertaining or informative. If it’s boring… well. Suffice it to say that very few readers are going to be interested.

SEVEN ELEMENTS OF GOOD STORYTELLING From: INDUCING REALITY The Holy Grail of Storytelling by Ken "frobber" Ramsley How to create and keep an art journal by aisling d'art ©2006 Artist's journals are illustrated diaries and journals on any theme. An art journal can be a record of your daily thoughts, a travel journal, an exercise or diet diary, a dream journal, a place where you jot down your goals or to-do lists, or... well, almost any record that you'd like to keep in a book or notebook. They become "art journals" when you add any kind of illustration or embellishment to the pages. These pages share ideas and tips for creating and keeping your own illustrated journal. How to create an art journal

Writing Your First Novel You finish reading another great novel and daydream about being the hero or heroine in the story. And sigh. "Some day," you promise yourself, "I'm going to write a novel of my own." 5 Easy Tips to Fix a Boring Online Bio I’d started working with two new clients in the same week. This was a few years ago, when I was a blogging and social media consultant. They both asked me smart, insightful questions on the very first day—stuff that made me feel how lucky I was to be playing in their sandbox. “I want you to help me figure out who I am,” said one, an accomplished executive coach with a highly specialized, very cool niche, “and how to build an online identity that shows how unique I am.”

What Makes a Good Story? (Tips for Young Authors) Good writers often break rules—but they know they’re doing it! Here are some good rules to know. Theme A theme is something important the story tries to tell us—something that might help us in our own lives. Not every story has a theme, but it’s best if it does. Journaling your Past ©2005 - 2007 by aisling d'art I'm probably best-known for my personal journaling workshops and online art journals. And, I want to share some of my journaling tips with you in this free ebook about journaling your own history. Journaling Your Past is a free 26-page ebook, and it's like taking one of my popular workshops at home.

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