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2020 inspiration; writing historical fiction

FEELING INSPIRED IN 2020 Hello everyone, I hope your 2020 is going well. Recently, I’ve been feeling quite inspired. After a long time of struggle with my novel revision on my epic fantasy novel, (epic as in the genre, not tooting my own horn), I’ve finally got back in the game. Somehow, ideas have been… Continue reading 2020 inspiration; writing historical fiction

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The Artist’s Way, Week 5: Don’t Let Go of What is Precious to You!

A Terrible Confession Dear readers, I betrayed you by not posting when I said I would. I made it sound like I would post every week, without fail, but I failed to uphold that promise and your trust. Please accept my sincere apologies. Since so much time has passed, I’ve had time to think about… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 5: Don’t Let Go of What is Precious to You!

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The Artist’s Way, Week 3, Chapter 2: Writer’s Self Doubt

No Pain, No Gain This week’s chapter of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way was very good. It made me take a deep breath, grumble and groan, but it was good. I had to face the many ways in which I block myself from writing. I say so many negative things to myself in my head,… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 3, Chapter 2: Writer’s Self Doubt

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Don’t compare yourself to other writers

Every writer is different. This week I’ve been contemplating the issues and non-issues in my work-in-progress novel and how to fix said issues. At the same time, I’ve tried to be gentle with myself and not make myself so stressed that I struggle to write at all. In light of this difficult balance, I decided… Continue reading Don’t compare yourself to other writers

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A Depressed Writer Day

  A Big Shout-Out Today was a weird day for me, writing and “In Real Life”. But before I get to that gunk, I want to do a big, joyous, arm-flinging SHOUT OUT!! To my wonderful, new, shiny and squiggly 39 new followers…I wish I could do a shout-out post for all of you. Alas,… Continue reading A Depressed Writer Day