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Did You Forget Someone on Valentine’s Day?


I’m sure you remembered all the people you love – but did you remember your writer self? You know, the part of you that loves to write, but so rarely gets the chance to write what you’re truly passionate about in a way that is deeply satisfying. If you’ve slighted your writer self, a half-price […]

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Do You Love Writing… Or Are You In Love With Writing?


Are you passionately in love with writing or are you and your writing an old, married couple? When you’re in love, you tingle with passion, desire, excitement. Every moment is an opportunity to discover another fascinating detail about your beloved. Even the risk of being disappointed, rejected or broken-hearted is thrilling. When you love, you’re […]

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Keep the Poop Principle and Writer’s Block in Their Place


The previous post invited you to write your Writer’s Poop List of the things you don’t love about being a writer. So why do we deal with all this s**t? Why do I pick up what a friend euphemistically calls “recycled dog food”? Because I love my dogs and that is part of having dogs […]

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Poop on Writer’s Block Part 3: A Habit of Love


(In Part 1, we identified the Poop Principle; in Part 2, we saw how love brings us back to our writing.) We love writing (or love at least a significant part of writing), yet we all have excuses and ways to avoid writing. Why this is so puzzled me for years. I explored and reflected […]

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Poop on Writer’s Block Part 2: Love Brings Us Back


Part 1 invited you to write your Writer’s Poop List of the things you don’t love about being a writer. So why do we deal with all this s**t? Why do I pick up what a friend euphemistically calls “recycled dog food”? Because I love my dogs and that is part of having dogs to […]

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Really! Pay No Attention to that Writer’s Block Behind the Curtain (Part 2)


The less attention you pay to resistance, the better. What you don’t want to do is wring your hands and work yourself into a lather of worry and doom.

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