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Why Winter Is a Productive Time to Write Your Memoir

If you’re feeling low from winter, rather than let it affect your writing, instead, try hunkering down and getting cozy! By embracing the attributes of the season, you can use winter as a highly productive time, especially so if you’re working on memoir. Make the most of the cold months to delve into your most authentic, insightful, and emotionally diverse writing and experience great productivity as a result.

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

When you know in your gut that your short story, personal essay, or poem is done (or “done” for now), the best first step you can take as an emerging writer is to publish your work in a literary magazine. The benefits of publishing in literary magazines are many, and with a little organization, research, and tenacity, you will spark a rich writing career that will take you far into the future.

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The 5 Stages of a Manuscript: The Path to Publication

Where the writing of your book is lawless, murky, and full of unexpected twists and turns, once your manuscript is done, the path to publication is clearly defined and involves only 5 stages. Do these, and you’ll soon have a book that’s ready to meet its readers!

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How To Turn “Mistakes” Into Your Best Writing

We’ve all experienced it – you’re working away on a project and realize after several paragraphs have gone by that you veered substantially off course. Rather than get frustrated at the loss of time or wasted effort at making such a “mistake,” instead, turn your perspective upside down and celebrate it! Such creative mistakes may not be fruitful immediately, but in the long term, they always show you the true energy of your project or become excellent material for another.

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How to Get the Most Mileage Out of Your Writing

Do you hold onto your best material, thinking that once you use it, you can’t write about it again? If so, here’s some great news: not only can you write about the same theme, topic, characters, settings, and general ideas over and over to get the most mileage out of your writing, but you can repurpose your content into all manner of other work. When you use your writing as a launching pad for yet more writing, you’ll have a near endless resource of options for future publications!

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Fix Your Writer’s Block: 4 Tricks That Work Every Time

If you can’t write, you can fix your writer’s block with these 4 tricks that work every time. Not only are these instant fixes great for stopping writers’ block and helping you get your writing flow back but for generally helping you live better and have a healthier and happier mindset every day. Not bad, right?

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