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What a Surfing Pig Can Teach Writers


I promise to connect the surfing pig with writing resistance via the intriguing tangents I’m about to lead you through. When I was a kid, I hated going to bed. I especially hated going to bed in the summer when it was still light outside. I was the youngest kid, so I was supposed to […]

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Is Your Writing Brain Waiting to Exhale?


Imagine trying to run a race when your lungs can only inhale. Carbon dioxide would build up in your body. First, you’d feel drowsy, then your heart rate and blood pressure would spike. As carbon dioxide increased, you’d become confused, dizzy, short of breath. Eventually, your vision would fail, you’d lose consciousness and your muscles […]

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