Tag : passionate writers

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I’ve written at length about how Facebook and Twitter, and other social media sites can hurt your bottom line or create a challenge for an author to continue to have book sales.  Use the technology wisely and it’s good for you, use it wrong and you’ll multiply your problems.  I’ve also written about how they …
Reflecting on your own perspectives on writing and your life as a writer I feel like we can’t have a month where we talk about perspectives on writing without challenging ourselves about our own perspectives on our writing and our life as writers. I find it harder and harder to consolidate for myself what it …
Harnessing the Spartan ideologies of perseverance and the power of the human will to succeed   What does it take to succeed? Well before you get your hopes up for what this post has to offer I’ll be honest and tell you that I have no knowledge of a recipe to success or even specific …
Respect in Writing is Paramount                 It seems everywhere you look on “news” stands and tv, there is some crazy controversy happening every three seconds. Many of us love to intrude (barring all negative connotations) into the lives of others. Perhaps escape would be a better word? Regardless, some …
I have many people to thank for my writing inspiration.  I suppose it’s just like at the awards show where you spend your time listening to others thanking people for their help.  These stars were inspired by others. Now, go back and think about what made you become an author.  Who helped you out at …
                This month we are examining the duality that often accompanies the life of an artist. Last week we spoke about the struggle we sometimes encounter when we are deciding whether it is “right” to take on another job while still writing, in order to make money. This means that as artists we may have …
Making a proclamation of trust in yourself as a writer             I have a few friends who are writers and who are scared of publishing their work. They want to, but they’re scared. I find that this is a common consensus among many writers who are starting out. They want …
Actuating Success Through Balance We have talked a lot this month about keeping balance in your work, in your emotions, in your life, and how all of these balances can make for a more successful career as a writer. But how do we really know? We write on this blog each week because we are …
As the year 2012 comes to a close, it is now time to sit back and reflect on all the changes that have occurred during the year. So many changes and all for the good, but the promise of a new year and the challenges that lie ahead are what will help me set my …
                They say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but in the case of inspiration this is thankfully not the reality. However, the reality is that you’ve just a lot of time writing, publishing, and promoting your book, so at this stage, your inspiration cup doesn’t likely runneth over. Here are some easy tips I …
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