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Five Reasons to Thank Your Resistance to Writing


How could you possibly be grateful for feeling resistance to your writing? 1.  Resistance Reveals Your Passion A student in my Writer’s Resistance class confessed “I thought I must really not want to be a writer since I’m not writing.” I reassured her that her resistance was a sign that she did want to write. […]

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I Challenge You to a Little Writer’s Duel


Here’s the challenge: When you write, write. Don’t do anything but write in these writing appointments. It’s amazing how much more writing you do when all you do when you write is write.

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Do the Im-Paso-ble!


Creative constraints can be a source of resistance; it’s only natural to feel oppositional when you’re being restricted. But creative constraints can also be a source of amazing creative breakthroughs. It all depends on your attitude. This week’s episode of Dancing with the Stars demonstrated the power of two truly creative people working with what […]

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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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