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Slick ways to present your work online

Whether you’re an impoverished beginner who is self-publishing and still trying to build an audience, or an established pro who bathes in honey on a twice-weekly schedule, every writer needs…

Understanding creative flow, Part 2

In a previous article, I discussed the concept of creative flow and why it’s a good thing, and then I offered some thoughts on how to protect and extend it…

Increase writing productivity by understanding flow

We all know that feeling of being in the zone. You sit down to write after dinner and when you look up next, the sun is rising and the neighbors…

Has fantasy been de-naturalized, too?

A reader sent me this link to a fascinating study that shows how over the last 80 years, the subject matter in children’s literature has shifted away from the natural…

Find a writing process that helps you to not suck

There are exactly seven ways to write a novel and every one of them is wrong. Sometimes. Actually, there are lots of ways – maybe even a million – but…