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The Mindset of Success

This morning I was writing about a character.  Her arc is to go from being what she considers to be a failure, to suddenly experiencing great success.  So as I was tracing this movement, I started thinking about how to show what her failure looked like and felt like to her, and then what her […]

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No Longer Allowed

Attention, please. The following are no longer allowed during a writing session: 1. Whining 2. Worrying about the quality of your work 3. Obsessing over the odds for getting your work published 4. Wondering what others will think of your writing 5. Deciding that writing is a colossal waste of your time, because, really, what […]

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Staying True

How do you stay true to the pure heart of what you are writing? The other day, in my Burning Questions post, I invited people to leave their burning questions.* Yesterday's post came from one question.  Today I'm going to answer another one, this one from Patty, who has a thoughtful blog you should check […]

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