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Guest Post: A Q&A With Now My Wings Fit

Dear Reader, I’m very glad to have Ellen Grace from the blog Now My Wings Fit on today’s guest post. Please take a few moments to read what her blog is about, her views on fantasy and fanfiction, what advice she has for other writers, and more! How would you describe your blog for those… Continue Reading

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Almost There: 5 Reasons Why Every Writer Should Listen to Elliott Smith’s Unreleased Music

Dear Reader, I always feel slightly weird, and guilty, listening to an artist’s unreleased work. On one hand, if I like an artist, I get an overwhelming need to immerse myself in all of their music. On the other hand, as an artist myself, I completely understand why someone would not want to release something,… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Appreciate

Dear Reader, I admit that I am really bad when it comes to thinking of things to be thankful for. I often get caught up and consumed in what I don’t have that I completely forget about the things that I have to be thankful for. While I sometimes realize the big things (food, shelter,… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Time Travel

Dear Reader, It would be a great thrill if we could go back to the past on a giant time travel machine, especially if we were not subject to the consequences of the dizzying, disorienting effects that I imagine come with traveling back in time in a tiny, tight machine. As for now, there seems… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Reclaim Your Enthusiasm

Dear Reader, I used to question and doubt the existence of writer’s block. That was before I started to go through prolonged periods of feeling like I had nothing to say. While I now do believe in writer’s block, I also believe that there are certain steps one can take to get through this period,… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Hide Out In a Coffee Shop

Dear Reader, I used to question and doubt the existence of writer’s block. That was before I started to go through prolonged periods of feeling like I had nothing to say. While I now do believe in writer’s block, I also believe that there are certain steps one can take to get through this period,… Continue Reading

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When the Inkwell Dries Up: Exercise

Dear Reader, I used to question and doubt the existence of writer’s block. That was before I started to go through prolonged periods of feeling like I had nothing to say. While I now do believe in writer’s block, I also believe that there are certain steps one can take to get through this period,… Continue Reading

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Jumbled Writer’s Top Ten Tips for Creating a Blog

Dear Reader, Since I’ve never really talked about blogging, and since I have a little bit of experience with it, I’ve decided to offer you my top ten tips for writing a blog. Keep in mind this is just my experience and should not be viewed as rules that must always be followed. 1. Act… Continue Reading

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Five Lessons Lou Reed Can Teach Any Writer

Dear Reader, Lou Reed has physically departed, though thankfully he left his soul in his music. Because of this, we can all hear and connect with him whenever we turn on one of his CDs. Upon his passing, many people have written articles to acknowledge the many ways in which Lou Reed influenced rock music. Even… Continue Reading

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Five Lessons Learned From Maria Semple in Five Minutes

Dear Reader, I must tell you about a book I recently read. The book is called Where’d You Go, Bernadette and the author is Maria Semple. You might have seen this book’s cover in various newspapers and online journals. It is the one with the mysterious redhead (brunette on the U.K. cover) wearing a hat… Continue Reading

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