What Is On Your Bad Writing Day Playlist? #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

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We all have bad writing days. A bad writing day is when all literary hope has disappeared. You might have been on the receiving end of a few rejections, you might have been given some stinging criticism from a moody beta-reader or you might be finding that your words are not showing any signs of promise. […]

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Why Sharing Your #NotSoPerfectWritingLife Helps Other Writers #WritersLife

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Writing is not easy. If you have ever found yourself forcing out a few words, whilst listening to a crowd of negative voices in your head or staring miserably at 1567 glorious words you wrote yesterday, which now read like utter drivel, you will understand. Social media doesn’t help. There are days when it feels […]

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5 Stages of Writer Procrastination #writer #writers

  Bold Statement. The writer announces to the world that they intend to spend tomorrow writing. They set themselves a target based on either word count or a number of chapters to be completed. As the writer finishes their speech they will let out a loud sigh of contentment and stare out of the window with a […]

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How To Survive The ‘I Hate My Writing!’ Mood #writers #writer

  In my experience the ‘I hate my writing!’ mood follows, what we in the trade call, a creative high. Those euphoric feelings which come with a creative high disappear and your mood sinks quickly like a lead balloon. One day you are leaping for joy after reading what you have written and the next day you […]

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How To Cheer Up Writing Friends #Writer #Writers

Seeing writer friends slide into the pit of writer gloom can be hard. Writer friends are special as you share a different kind of friendship bond with them. Seeing them struggle  with writing can be just as painful as your own writing battles. You don’t want to see them glum because:

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Emotional Hurdles For New Writers #writers #amwriting

As a newbie writer I am constantly trying to jump over emotional hurdles in order to progress. I am calling them hurdles  because if you don’t jump them you will end up falling down and hurting your writer self. They are emotional  because each one has the potential to bring on tears / sobbing / a […]

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