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What You Need To Know About NaNoWriMo

Okay so I finally did it...I signed up for NaNoWriMo. I've watched so many of my blogging buddies participate in this over the years and this year is my year. It's listed on my 17 Blog Challenges to Try in 2017. So what is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach… Continue reading What You Need To Know About NaNoWriMo

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Throwback Thursday: Sharing A Piece I Wrote in 2009

I have been Spring cleaning recently and came across a few pieces I wrote many years ago that I would like to share with you. My writing journey has been going on for quite some time now. My love for telling stories was definitely influenced by my childhood and the passion grew as soon as… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Sharing A Piece I Wrote in 2009

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Self Motivation – The Key to Self Publishing Success

Writing and publishing can be quite a lonely road. It’s just you and your ideas. There’s no boss cracking the whip or deadline looming. Are you motivated to start and finish your book? Do you push yourself to get the job done? As a writer you need to be self-motivated and tenacious. Are you going… Continue reading Self Motivation – The Key to Self Publishing Success

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#WritingWednesday – Inspired By A True Story: A Dead Daughter’s Plea To Her Mama

I had another, lighter topic in mind for this weeks Writing Wednesday, but I had this story build up in me that I had to share with you. This story is inspired by true events. It may be a work of fiction for you or I, but it is a reality for so many families… Continue reading #WritingWednesday – Inspired By A True Story: A Dead Daughter’s Plea To Her Mama

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#WritingWednesday: Naming Your Book – Tips For Creating A Terrific Title

Naming your book is just as important as the content itself, because it is one of the main factors that determine whether your reader would like to purchase your book or not. Naming your book is your opportunity to brainstorm and come up with a clever title for your book. This can be a difficult… Continue reading #WritingWednesday: Naming Your Book – Tips For Creating A Terrific Title

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Writing Wednesday – How To Come Up With An Idea For Your Book

Everyone has an idea for a book in them, you may think you can’t write, or you aren’t accomplished enough or that you simply have nothing to write about. Others may feel like you really want to write a book, but you don’t know how. Finding an idea on what to write is the first… Continue reading Writing Wednesday – How To Come Up With An Idea For Your Book

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Zero-In – 31 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again

I’m guilty of falling out of love with myself and my writing. I know I’m my harshest critic and the slightest issue can have me feeling a bit unhinged. I just take it that these personality traits are what makes me a creative. I know I feel upset and angry when I’m not creating. It’s… Continue reading Zero-In – 31 Ways To Fall In Love With Writing Again