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Tellin’ Ellen How to Move Around the Writer’s Block


Thanks Ellen King-Rodgers for the opportunity to share my passion about how brain science can solve writer’s resistance on the Tellin’ Ellen show on Yellowstone Public Radio! Here’s the link: http://ypr-pc.streamguys.net/podcast/130318tellinellen.mp3

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Relax Your Way Out of Writer’s Block – Brain Basics Part 2


After the last post on the neurology of resistance, many of you may be thinking “Okay, so writing resistance is normal and I don’t have to feel guilty or embarrassed. That’s a huge relief, but what do I do next? How do I get past resistance and start writing again?” The key is the RAS […]

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More Free Writing Classes!


If you’ve wondered what the heck is going on in your brain when you want to write and can’t or don’t, you’re going to love this! I’m teaching a two-hour class called “Why Is It So Hard To Write Even When I Want To?”Absolutely free! This and two other classes I’m teaching at Scott County […]

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Around the Writer’s Block Class Open for Enrollment


If you’ve enjoyed my blog or gleaned useful suggestions from it, you’re going to love the Around the Writer’s Block class!  This class will give you: A safe, supportive community with other writers who are ready to stop struggling with resistance and start writing the way they want Awareness of what’s happening in your brain […]

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Announcements!


Wahoo Moments! Last week I reached a couple of significant milestones and I hope you’ll join me in celebrating. I signed a retainer contract with a new agent: Michelle Brower of Folio Literary Management. Michelle has outstanding discernment – she did fall in love with my book, after all. Seriously, I think Michelle is a […]

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Don’t Just Stand There, Do Something!


Sometimes the best thing to do is nothing… Sometimes the best thing to do is something… Sometimes the best thing to do is anything. How do you tell what time it is for you? It depends on what you’ve been doing lately. If you’ve been working on “something” – a particular piece of writing for […]

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Announcements and an Itty-Bitty Brag


April 6 at 8:00 pm The Works Writing Salon I will present “What Was I Thinking: The Neurology of Writing Resistance or What the Hell Is Going on in My Brain When I Want to Write But Can’t” at Bryant-Lake Bowl in Minneapolis. The Works is “a lively ongoing conversation about writing…. Each night three writers […]

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Relax Already (Neurology of Resistance Part 2)


After the last post on the Neurology of Resistance, many of you may be thinking “Okay, so writing resistance is normal and I don’t have to feel guilty or embarrassed, and that’s a huge relief, but what do I do next? How do I get past resistance and start writing again?” The key is the […]

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Neurology of Resistance: Limbic System vs. Cerebral Cortex


“Before this class, I thought there was something wrong with me – that I must not really want to be a writer since I wasn’t writing. Now I know there’s neurological and psychological reasons for it and, even better, there are solutions! I’ve written more in the past few weeks than I did in the […]

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