Archive for the 'reblogs' Category

13
Sep
19

Thirteen Reasons Writers are Mistaken for Serial Killers — Kristen Lamb

I can neither confirm nor deny that I may be on a watch list somewhere for some of these. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

Writers really are a strange breed and just so y’all know? The normal ship sailed without you a long time ago so relax. Your family or friends might not ‘get’ you but your fellow writers do. I love being a writer. It’s a world like no other and it’s interesting how non-writers are simultaneously fascinated…

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13
Sep
19

How to Title Your Book — A Writer’s Path

Some very useful advice, especially for those of us like myself who are title-impaired. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

by Samantha Fenton The right title for your book is incredibly important: It’s what you and everyone else will be calling it the rest of your life. The title is one of the first things people will ask for, and one of the first ways you’ll describe your book. But how do you title […]

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10
Sep
19

Here’s how to recognize anxiety — ontheedgeofeverything

A quick primer on some warning signs. If you see these in yourself, please seek help. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

I would argue that many of us believe we’re able to identify someone who struggles with anxiety based on the symptoms they may be demonstrating. Some of the most common symptoms of anxiety that are easily recognizable include worrying, self-doubt, insecurity, and panic attacks. What many of us are unaware of, though, are the more […]

via Here’s how to recognize anxiety — ontheedgeofeverything

09
Sep
19

Want to Meet Your Goals This Year? Start Setting Definite Ones. — A Writer’s Path

Some good tips. Pity I can’t follow them myself most of the time, but worth a read just the same. (Comments disabled here; please visit the original post.)

by Amie Gibbons Hey, how are those New Year’s Resolutions going? : ) No, I’m not trying to bait you or make you feel terrible about yourself. I’m trying to make a point. If you set goals, do you stick to them? I’m here to give you some tips on how to stick […]

via Want to Meet Your Goals This Year? Start Setting Definite Ones. — A Writer’s Path

03
Sep
19

Momentum and Making Yourself Write — A Writer’s Path

Valid and helpful points, even when I can’t seem to follow them myself. (Comments disabled here; please visit the original post.)

by S.E. Jones Sometimes, you’ve just got to take a break. When you’re so sick of your words that you can’t look at them anymore, when you start to roll your eyes at every possible idea you have, when all of your characters seem to do not much more than walk in circles…

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24
Aug
19

5 Ways of Ending an Idea Drought — A Writer’s Path

Some helpful ideas, when your brain chooses not to cooperate. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

by Christopher Slater Nothing is more devastating than running into a complete roadblock when you are trying to think of good ideas for a story or book. Humans are storytellers. We love to spin a yarn about all kinds of things. Sometimes we want to be scared, other times amazed, and still others […]

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24
Aug
19

Smash The Mirror — mishaburnett

A very vivid, helpful, and fascinating look at character voices. (Comments disabled here, please visit the original post.)

Describing a character is just about the worst way to introduce a character to me. Sadly, it’s also one of the most common. Now, maybe it’s just me, but when a story opens up by focusing on a character–not just her or his appearance, but the character as a whole–I tend not to be interested […]

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