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9 Essential Apps for Writers

February 7, 2013
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This is a guest post from Patricia Schuler If you hate typing on a touchscreen (and who doesn’t), you might not think of your tablet or smartphone as a particularly helpful writing tool—but with the right apps, you can use your phone to stay organized, get fresh ideas, and even keep in touch with publishers. […]

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Using Physical Activity to Banish Writer’s Block

January 31, 2013
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This is a guest post from Bridget Sandorford Banishing writer’s block isn’t just about using writing prompts and timers to get yourself back into the swing of writing. The type of writer’s block that those methods help to solve is more about having the motivation or the ideas necessary to make it work as a […]

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The Step That Bridges The Gap Between You To Your Writing Dreams

January 29, 2013
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What do you do? How many times have you been asked that question? Countless, probably. And how do you answer it? You probably tell them about your day job and the fact that you’re a parent. But how often do you answer that question by telling people you’re a writer? Probably never, right? Because you’re […]

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How to Accept Your Procrastination (And Still Get Stuff Done)

January 24, 2013
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This is a guest post from Megan Vick  Yes, it’s true. I procrastinated in writing this post. I write for both pleasure and work, and it constantly seems like I am battling with time to get everything done by my deadlines. That’s why I wanted to share my tips for accepting your procrastination and still […]

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How To Get To The Root of Your Procrastination

January 17, 2013
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This is a guest post from Jimmetta Carpenter of Write-2-Be.com  Procrastination is a consistent problem for writers everywhere; particularly when you are starting out and still trying to establish a name for yourself. We tend to blame time as our ultimate enemy; there just never seems to be enough of it. We arrange our schedules […]

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FREE eBook: 113 Things You Can Write Right Now

January 16, 2013
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Over the course of running this blog for the last (almost) five years, I’ve heard two comments continually from writers: I don’t know what to write/write about I don’t know how to write regularly I’ve answered both of these comments in my new eGuide: 113 Things You Can Write Right Now. This eGuide is a […]

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The Art of Ideas: How To Overcome Writer’s Block

January 10, 2013
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This is a guest post from David Gerrard Writer’s block is a frustrating issue to deal with, but it is something that affects us all from time to time. Even William Goldman, the author of countless acclaimed screenplays, once said that the “easiest thing to do on earth is not write.” Whether you’re writing an […]

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How To Achieve Flow In Your Writing

January 4, 2013
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This is a guestpost by Mikkel Kongsfelt from whyliving.net All bloggers experience some degree of writer’s block once in a while. It’s an extremely frustrating feeling to run completely out of inspiration. The writing process is a creative process and without inspiration you feel lost. But writer’s block can be cured and one of the […]

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How To Get Writing Done During Your Christmas Break

December 20, 2012
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This is a guest post from Peter of UKEssays.com The Christmas break is probably the hardest time to get any writing done. With anticipation for the festivities having built up over several weeks, Christmas adverts continuously playing on the TV on a loop, and decorations literally everywhere you look, the last thing you may want […]

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6 Ways Technology Is A Huge Help To Writers

December 14, 2012
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This is a guest post from Michael Deaven Since the World Wide Web hit the scene in the 1990s, writers have enjoyed a love-hate relationship with technology. Sure, it’s useful for researching a project, but old-school writers question if new technology replaces pen and paper. No matter how you feel about technological advances, one thing’s […]

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