How to Avoid Writing

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I’m procrastinating. Again. I should be writing. I’m not. I’m standing in front of the refrigerator looking for something to eat even though I’m not really hungry. I’ll head back to the computer and play a game or two of solitaire. It’s much easier than staring at the blank Word … Read More

5 Ways to Bounce Back from Rejection

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If you’re a writer, you’ve had this experience: You get an e-mail from a journal or publisher you really, really thought was just the right match for your work. With trembling fingers, you click the message open – and find something that reads like this: “Dear Felicia, Thank you for … Read More

How to Get Started in Writing Memoir

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While many people write about their life experiences, others hesitate, thinking the task too overwhelming. But that’s the beauty of memoir. You don’t have to cover your entire life. In my memoir workshops, I ask participants to write down these questions: 1. What one experience in my life am I … Read More

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