Tag Archives: inspiration

What If: The Deserted Island Scenario

This post is about a question. What if? Instead of taking about the question and the meaning for your writing, I’m going to deep dive in and I’m sure you’ll see the benefit. Ready? Here we go.     What … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Zen by A. R. DeClerck

Hey, writers. I’d like to introduce you to A. R. DeClerck, a fantastic romance writer who loves adventure! She’s tacking Zen and I love that! Take it away, A. R.!     Oftentimes, when I attend my biweekly writer’s meeting … Continue reading

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My Top 3 Writer Insecurities and 3 Things to Combat Them

    Hey, writers! How are you doing? Did you write last week? Are you writing this week? Today we are covering a special topic, one that applies to every writer I have ever met from newbies to professionals. I … Continue reading

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Orphaned Puppy Writing Prompt

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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets #2

Good morning, writer. Do you have coffee? Tea? Something to drink? Because this is vital to your happiness and health – find something delicious and join me for a writerly chat. Let’s talk about writing [and then go write!]. But … Continue reading

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Exploring the Fantastic in Robert Kirk’s the Secret Commonwealth

Robert Kirk’s The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns, and Fairies is an exploration in ancient Celtic beliefs. Marina Warner writes in the introduction: “Kirk never alludes to his own status as a seventh son or to any healing he might … Continue reading

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An Ode to Tolkien

Tolkien is one of our best writers. If you haven’t read his epic odyssey, I would encourage you to. No copyright infringement intended – this was written to honor the master of Fantasy. Ode to Tolkein: The Hobbit Story Darlene … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk and Writer Secrets

Good morning, writers. How is the writing going? Have you done your 48-hour check? Have you written in the last 24 hours? Have you planned when are you writing in the next 24? I’ve been thinking a lot about where … Continue reading

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On the Darkest Hours: When you Think of Giving Up Writing

On the Darkest Hours: When You Think of Giving Up Writing   The writer lows suck. Based on my experience and research, all writers get them – the dark moments when you wonder if it matters. You ask: Does anything … Continue reading

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My Top 11 Favorite Anthropology Topics for Writers

    Archaeology I started with archaeology and come back to it every time. If I weren’t a writer, I’d be at a dig site, buried in dirt up to my elbows…and I might still do this. Archaeology rocks (pun … Continue reading

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