Eventually You Have to Write!

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I didn’t want to write another post about not writing and how okay that is … sometimes. So, I had to actually get myself writing! One thing I’ve discovered is that I’m really good at talking about writing and learning about writing – and I’ve been crap at actually DOING the WRITING! Eventually though … … Keep reading…

Does a Writing Community Make a Difference?

writing community

If you’ve been watching my book reviews lately, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been binge reading about writing and creativity. I still have more reviews on this to come! One of the common threads I’ve noticed is the idea of writing community. Jeff Goins speaks to it in You Are a Writer and in Real … Keep reading…

Writing Humor

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What a fun show about writing humor! Cheri Caddick joins me again to discuss writing for laughs in both fiction and non-fiction genres. She is a perfect choice to discuss this topic with me as her books Falling Down Girl and Falling Down Girlfriend artfully ride the line between sublime comedy and ridiculousness. Cheri is … Keep reading…

3 Writing Prompts to Expand Your Writing Skills

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When storytelling doesn’t come easy … Last week I opened a folder with some writing I’d done …. Back in 2014! I had no idea it had been so long. The writing was for a story that was nagging at me to be written. At the time I wrote what I could and I got … Keep reading…

Bad Advice for Writers

Bad Advice for Writers

Sometimes bad advice for writers comes from the best of intentions. In this episode, Cheri Caddick joins me again to help us out of the spots we writers get into when we receive bad advice. Cheri and I discuss how some advice can be downright mean at one point in our writing life and perfect … Keep reading…