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Writing when you’re uninspired

I saw a tweet the other day that said, “Best writing advice ever: only write when you’re inspired.” I stared at it for a second, shook my head and got back to work. I’m just going to say it: if

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Details – pay attention to the details

I spent this past weekend in Phoenix visiting my younger brother. I’m now a little more tan, a little more relaxed, and pretty happy that I got to watch my Atlanta Braves play the Arizona Diamondbacks. I returned to work yesterday

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Be professional with rejection

I read a scathing tweet a few days ago from a literary agent who had rejected a writer’s submission. Said author then had written a “snarky” reply to the literary agent. I can only imagine what the “snarky” reply was.

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How being a journalist helps me as an author

I am both a journalist and an author. Are the two mutually exclusive? Obviously not. You do a google search for “journalist and author” and you come up with a lot of results of people who are both. There’s even

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Changing Point of View to Defy Writer’s Block

I was sitting at my computer the other day, trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my current work in progress. I was facing a horrific case of writer’s block. I didn’t know what was going

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