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  • Thanks so much for sharing, Caitlyn (and ps- nice name). I actually did the exact same thing during a massive novel revision this year -- I found an old screenwriting...
  • A writing teacher told me to write an elevator speech. A very short! script and then memorize it. Here's what I say "I've written a book of essays. It's called Stumbli...
  • As a practicing Buddhist for over five decades who learned the Paramis mean everything (parami= virtues) and the first parami is Dana or generosity I am blown away by...
  • I really needed to read this, thank you so much! I'm wondering if the same principles apply to those of us who are "our own worst critics" never seeming to find anythi...
  • Oh my God, I am literally in tears after reading this. You spoke to the depths of my soul. Write on Madam, write on! "With the consciousness and resources of my genera...
  • For years and years I taught the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and still do a little consulting based on its principles. The concept of introvert fits me like a glove. B...
  • I recently found myself in a temp job with a lot of time on my hands and I started a romance novel based on these principles. I think it's working. This advice is very encouraging.
  • Three things about Parenting in the Here and Now: 1. Reframes common parenting struggles and provides compassionate guiding principles instead of hard and fast rules....
  • Nifty...I blogged just last night about "twelve" principles that Eudora Weldy presents in her classic book, If You Want to Write. I'll be taking down some of the nuggets above and adding them to my go-to pile of inspirational thoughts! Thanks! http://recoveringdawn.blogspot.com
  • I definitely outline first, but I have to say that learning story structure helped me immensely. Once I understood what beginnings, middles, and endings are supposed t...