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What Writers Need Even More than Creative Leaps


We all seek the next big “A-ha” moment. We yearn for grand and glorious creative leaps. Those flashes of inspiration reassure us that we’re on the right path. And they feel so good. A flash of creative insight might look like a huge, spontaneous leap of intuition, but that big, gratifying “A-ha!” is always preceded […]

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Action Map Your Way Out of Writer’s Resistance


The bigger a writing project is, the more likely it is to create anxiety. The more anxiety you feel, the more likely you are to employ your favorite form of resistance. You might decide to wait until you have more time or know more about how to get started (procrastinate). Or you might find something […]

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