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Take a Writing Day

If you have a daily writing routine, congratulations. However, sometimes routines can put you into a rut. So it’s good to shake up your writing routine by doing what I call a writing day. A writing day is a day

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Writing Daily

Having a daily writing routine is good. Every writer has their own writing routine. Mine is to start with a half hour to an hour of free writing in my journal. I sit in my living room, my laptop in

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Writing and Exercise

Writing is a sedentary occupation. For good health, we need to move around. So how to balance writing and exercise. Good cardio workouts can take it out of you but your heart will thank you for the workout. Exercises is

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Balancing Writing with Social Events

Writing is a solitary occupation, for the most part. There are collaborations with a team, but mostly it’s a single author working alone on a piece, fiction or not. Even with collaboration, you still are not socializing. You are working.

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Finding Time To Write

Often, the biggest challenge to a writer is simply finding the time in a busy life to actually write. One of the first things you need to consider is how much time do you need or want to devote to

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Writing Logs

I know how many words I have written each day. I also know when I have completed a blog and posted it. I also know how many words I have added or cut from a piece each day as I

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Choosing Your Words

Words are powerful. They can make or break a piece of writing. The right words can shape your text into something powerful or reduce it to cosmic failure. Word choice involves repetition and complexity of meaning that can either enhance

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