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My Fear of Writing and How I’m Trying to Overcome it.

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My Fear of Writing and How I’m Trying to Overcome it. Is it a lack of motivation? So, Ive been thinking – am I the only one that gets motivated, starts writing, gets halfway through a story and then stops? Is it because of a lack of inspiration? No. I’m always inspired. Is it because I don’t have the time? ... Read More »

Writing Inspiration Tip #002

Writing Inspiration Tip #002 Unlikely Places to Find Inspiration Inspiration can be irritating. When you need it, you can’t find it. When you least expect it, it bites you in the butt, be there’s no pen. You’ve probably sat for hours staring at your word processor’s cursor as it blinked at you, mocking the progress you haven’t made. For most, ... Read More »

Writing Inspiration Tip #001

Writing Inspiration Tip #001 Getting started is the hardest thing second only to keeping the ball rolling. So, here are a some ideas to help you to keep the creative juices flowing.   Descriptions Okay, this one isn’t about just talking about a doctor’s office or describing a chair. Yes, these can be boring, but the main point is to ... Read More »

Why are Werewolves So Popular?

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Werewolves are everywhere. You can’t deny that. But what is the fascination with them? Big hairy dogs drooling and biting people is a far cry from the Superhero phase the media went through aggressively in the past ten years. Box Office Mojo. The focus has shifted from the All American Boy next door saving the world by ripping off his ... Read More »

Can Diagramming Sentences Make Me a Better Writer?

Can Diagramming Sentences Make Me a Better Writer? No one pays attention anymore. We are in the age of texting, Tweeting, and limited character space. Does anyone remember the grammar rules your 5th grade English teacher taught you? I do – mainly because she was a nun with a ruler and hard pieces of chalk she would hurl at your ... Read More »