Category Archives: Writer Wednesday

Writer Wednesday: Experience Vs. Research

Someone asked me if I write what I know. For many, that would be limiting. We write what we know in some intuitive way, like people, emotions, relationships, and some places. But that’s not all we write. Nothing adds to … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday – The Mystery of Flow

Ideas come easily to some writers, not so smoothly to others. There’s a little door to our writing mind which must always remain open and then things will flow in and out. it’s a frame of mind, to be open … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Napccident’s Happen

Napccident: when a person rests their eyes and unintentionally falls asleep. The napccident may last anywhere from five minutes to two or more hours.   I read an article that stated mental and physical exhaustion are different and that those … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday – STRESS!

One of the worst types of writer’s block is caused by stress. I like to roll out of bed and get straight to writing before any other distraction or activity comes up. I find that I work better and longer … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Say Yes to the Edit….

When I’ve mentioned, within a writer’s group, an editor asked for changes the room heats with disagreement.   “You’re not going to do it, are you?” “Why would you sell yourself like that?” “How dare they?!”   They dare because … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Writer and Writing is a Relationship

I know people say writing is a commitment, but it’s more than that. Writing isn’t “like” a relationship, it IS a relationship. A writer must be involved with the whole process of writing, must love it, need it, want to … Continue reading

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Coffee and your Character – Writer Wednesday

I’ve been thinking of coffee shops. And it’s not only because I’m a caffeine addict. Coffee and coffee shops are a part of our everyday lives and, therefore, our characters’ lives. What type of coffee shop and what they order … Continue reading

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