How to Write More Every Day

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Write first thing in the morning, before you do anything else. If you must go to work, try getting up one hour earlier. Use the tool that feels right to you. It doesn’t have to be your work computer or a computer at all. You can use a typing machine, an Alphasmart, a Hemingwrite, or … Continue reading How to Write More Every Day

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner About Writing

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1 You can never finish a story or a poem – you can only abandon it. 2 Love and writing don’t always get along – sometimes you have to choose. 3 To aim for perfection in writing (beyond grammatical perfection) is to rewrite the fun out of writing. 4 Writing is a refined addiction but … Continue reading 10 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner About Writing

What’s a Writer to You?

Woman writing typewriter

Is it someone who writes every day? Someone who makes a living writing? Someone who sells books? Someone who holds the quiet of a room dear? Or is it perhaps someone who captures your mood? To me, a writer is, well, any person who writes. She doesn’t have to sell books. She doesn’t have to … Continue reading What’s a Writer to You?