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Hunker Down & Get Cozy: Why Winter Is a Productive Time to Write Your Memoir

January 29, 2023

If you’re feeling low from winter, rather than let it affect your writing, instead, try hunkering down and getting…

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Publishing in Literary Magazines: the Best First Step for an Emerging Writer

January 13, 2023

by Jenna Kalinsky. When you know in your gut that your short story, personal essay, or poem is done…

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50 Books in 12 Months: My Year in Competitive Reading

January 3, 2023

by Janet Hoy. Never one to shy away from reading, when avid reader Janet Hoy encountered a 50 books…

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3 Reasons Writing Your Thoughts Down Makes You Feel Better

December 15, 2022

by Jenna Kalinsky. If you ever find yourself feeling blue, anxious, or overwhelmed, all you have to do is…

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The 5 Stages of a Manuscript: The Path to Publication

December 4, 2022

  Where the writing of your book is lawless, murky, and full of unexpected twists and turns, once your…

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Get Outta Town! A Guide to Writing Residencies, Retreats, and Conferences

November 17, 2022

by Jenna Kalinsky. If your living room/bedroom/garden shed has lost its allure as a writing space, and you’re itching…

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How to turn “mistakes” into your best writing

November 6, 2022

We’ve all experienced it – you’re working away on a project and realize after several paragraphs have gone by…

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Warm, Concise, Confident, & Direct: Finding the Perfect Balance in Email

October 23, 2022

  Writing gracious and empathetic emails is an excellent goal. But if you aim to achieve this (even inadvertently)…

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The Essential Guide for the Care & Maintenance of Your Writing Tools

October 22, 2022

  by Jenna Kalinsky. Writers: are we ever lucky! (Not a phrase you either say or hear very often,…

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How to Stop Being a Perfectionist and Just Write Your First Draft

September 25, 2022

Perfectionists typically edit their early writing because it hurts to see it emerge in such a messy state! But…

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