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Write About What Scares the Crap Out of You

What scares you? I mean, really scares you? What keeps you up at night?

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How to Launch a Book the Smart Way!

You’re thinking about writing a book or maybe you’re already working on your masterpiece and plan to publish…

But you’re concerned no one will ever hear about it, even if you do find an agent and publish the traditional way. Any sane writer would be concerned about this.

That’s why you need to know the key to launching your book smart.

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You’re Not a Machine and That’s Okay

I write. You Write. We write. Daily, monthly and yearly. You’re a good writer and you love it, but sometimes you don’t love it so much and you need a break. Sometimes a long break.

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Writers: NEVER Settle

It’s easy for people to settle. I’ve settled, and I’m willing to bet you’ve settled at some point or another.

Maybe you’ve written an article and you were rushed, so you didn’t double check it or didn’t have someone proof read it. So when the messages came back that it could have been better you felt hurt, not because they were wrong, but because you settled…

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An Interview with Jeff Goins about Writing and Building an Audience

Jeff is the author of one of the most popular writing blogs online, the author of “Wrecked” and his latest book, “The Art of Work,” which has become a runaway national bestseller. He’s also the teacher of one of the fastest growing online courses for writers, Tribe Writers.

As renowned as Jeff has become, he’s still a down-to-earth guy, whose number one goal is to help his fellow writers reach their writing goals, find their tribe and make a living doing what they love.

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Stop Worrying About What People Think and Create Anyway

One of the surest ways to find unhappiness and limit your creativity is worrying about what others think of you or your work.

It’s true, and I am guilty of it. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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4 Certain Ways to Find Your Authentic Writing Voice

Note: This is a guest post by James Prescott. James is a writing coach and author of the several books, including Dance Of The Writer: A Beginners Guide To Authentic Writing, available free at his website, jamesprescott.co.uk. Connect with James on Twitter at @JamesPrescott77

The last year was a real struggle for me. For the first time, I fell out of love with writing.

Have you ever felt like the whole writing and/or blogging thing has just become a chore or a burden? Like it’s no longer something you choose, it’s something you have to do, and you’re lumbered with it?

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Take the 40 Reasons “Why Do You Write?” Challenge

Why do I write? Good question. 40 reasons? Seriously?!

Okay. I can do this. Challenge excepted! Read on…

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How the Most Common Deathbed Regrets Can Improve Your Writing

Note: This is a guest post by Adam Hughes. Adam is an author and tech professional focused on helping writers squeeze the most out of their creative time. You can read more of his work and downlad a free copy of his ebook on writing a fast first draft at The Moonlighting Writer. You can also connect on Twitter.

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8 Inspiring Quotes about Writing Everyday (Journal Your Heart Out)

Why do you hurt? Why do you laugh? Why do you cry? What makes you jump for joy? What makes you want to fly?

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