Archive | November, 2009

Giving Thanks for Resistance?


By Rosanne Bane I sat at my keyboard lamenting the fact that the easiest blog topic this week – giving thanks – is not really option for me because what is there to be grateful for in resistance? But the more I thought about it, I realized that resistance does serve a purpose. So here […]

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Break the Rules and Break Your Resistance!


By Rosanne Bane I’ve had a particularly good writing week. I made a commitment to focus at least 4 of my 5 daily writing sessions on a project that I had been a wee bit resistant to, and that commitment kept me focused and in motion. The other source of this week’s writing satisfaction came from breaking the rules. There is […]

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Have You Caught the Writer’s Alleluia Lately?


By Rosanne Bane A fellow writer, who wants to remain anonymous, introduced me to the idea of catching the Alleluia. She in turn caught the idea from a choral director who, as she recalls, “told his students there is always an ‘Alleluia’ going on in the Universe and when you make your music right, you […]

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NaNoWriMo Random Scene Generator: 10 Steps to Solving the “I don’t know what to write” Problem


By Rosanne Bane Today is the sixth day of National Novel Writing Month, which means that those of you who are NaNoWriMoing should be about 10,000 words into your novel. I think NaNoWriMo can be a great way to get past resistance and I applaud the emphasis on letting go of unreasonably high expectations so […]

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