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3 Steps to Keep Distractions From Ruining Writing Time with Tips You Can Apply Now

3 Steps to Keep Distractions From Ruining Writing Time with Tips You Can Apply Now

You’ve heard the statistics, I’m sure. The exact numbers don’t really matter-what does matter are the facts: most writers never finish their manuscripts. Why? There are a myriad of barriers: self-doubt, lack of time, poor planning, life events. One big culprit of never typing THE END on that manuscript involves all of life’s distractions. While…

When The F* Should My Character Cuss?

When The F* Should My Character Cuss?

As part of this month’s Insecure Writers Support Group Blog Hop, I’m going to skip the general discussion regarding NaNoWriMo experiences. I’ve posted some tips and recommendations about making your NaNo experience successful here: Instead, I’d like to focus on the some key considerations for authors, before including cussing in a character’s dialogue. (Not exactly…

Shhhhh! and Write

Shhhhh! and Write

The world if full of inspiration for stories, characters, and plots. This month’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group question to share is: when you are working on a story, what inspires you to write? Join us in our blog hop to get tips from other authors and meet like-minded writers. Links to the blog hop are…