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Top Ten Blog Posts on Writing All Time (on Positive Writer)

Have you ever surprised yourself? You know, did something far better than you expected and yet, you don’t have a clue as to how you did it? I bet you have. How did that make you feel? Pretty good and yet, pretty confused, I’m sure.

What’s the secret to knocking your work out of the park?

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Ten Books on Writing and Creativity for your Christmas Shopping List

Need stocking stuffers that actually mean something and will make a difference in people’s lives? I thought so. Me too. So I went looking and I found some!

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Use The Force to Succeed as a Writer (Can You Feel It?)

Jealousy. It’s in you. We all have a dark side. The dark side of the writer is powerful. You must learn to use it for the good of your writing.

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One Goal to be a Brilliant, Accomplished Writer (Are You Ready?)

I believe in keeping your goals for writing and for life, simple, and if you do that, goal-setting and goal-management doesn’t require software. In fact, you can do it with a single index card.

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Today Only, Get 6 Top Writing Books for just $0.99!

I’ve teamed up with a great group of authors to provide you with some of the best books on writing available, for just $0.99 each! Today only!

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Writing Contest: You Deserve to be Inspired

I’m happy to announce Positive Writer’s 4th Writing Contest. This contest is all about you.

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You’re Better at Selling Your Writing Than You Think (Tips that Work!)

Note: This is a guest post by Bryan Cohen. He is an author, a podcaster, and a coach. His 40+ books have been downloaded nearly half a million times. If you’re interested in finding out more about selling, pick up a free cheat sheet on the subject at sellingforauthors.com

Most authors believe they’re no good at selling.

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3 Ways To Get Your Writing Back to: Awesome

Are you tired of struggling, feeling unmotivated, or just plain stuck? Are the words kind there but not there? On the tip of your tongue but unable to tap them.

Are you tired of feeling like crap because you’re not writing as much, or even as well as you know you could and should? Is procrastination killing you a little more each time you don’t actually write anything when you want to?

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9 Crippling Beliefs Holding Writers Back From Writing Their Book (and How to Overcome Them)

Note: This is a guest post by Ayodeji Awosika. He is a writing coach who helps aspiring writers develop confidence, build writing habits, and launch their writing careers into the stratosphere. Visit his website to receive your free guide: The Ultimate Guide to Writing Your First Book.

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Admit it.

You’ve been thinking about writing a book for a while now. Maybe you’ve even spent years thinking about it.

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Why No One Is Paying Attention To You (And How to Change It)

Everyone wants to know how to get more attention for their work, but not everyone is willing to do what it takes. The question you have to ask yourself is a simple one, and yet, it’s profound and can change everything. Are you willing to do what it takes?

If yes, continue. If no, then stop reading now.

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