Event Date: May 17, 2017 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Beth Barany discusses How to Overcome Writer’s Block. We’ll discuss how knowing your big and small WHY is a...
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In January I started a new series project. This time I did it right. During my writing career I’ve morphed from a complete pantser (one who dives in with no set plan) to an assisted pantser (one who must have significant sign posts to complete the story journey safely). With my first series, The Kyn Kronicles,
Knowing your creative process, and knowing what stage you’re in, helps you be a better artist — by adding more awareness and understanding to your life.
What is this powerful, mysterious force that compels us to start to write, let alone continue day after day? At heart, it is passion. If you don’t know how to get started or are bored with your writing, it may be because you have lost touch with your passion. Identify the fire that electrifies your desire to write. Spark your passion, and quicken it. How? Read on!
Is your life balanced, with equal parts movement, play, rest and work? If you’re a modern person, juggling writing, a day job, and a family, the response is probably, “Balance? What are you talking about?” I invite you to look at this mix in your life. Most likely, we need to move more, play more and rest more. This article will address the moving part.
We must take action to create our art. We must play at it, as a child approaches playing. I love this Madeleine L’Engle quote, and want to share with you how we can escape into our art. How to open the door into the sumptuous world of our own creativity.
How much does it cost you to do nothing? Put another way: how much do your excuses cost? Cost. Money. Economy… Not words most artists even want to think about much less read. Nevertheless, ignoring the economics of creativity — of life — would be a real shame, since all we ever do is spend and receive energy
I’ve decided to syndicate my ebook Overcome Writer’s Block: 10 Writing Sparks to Jumpstart Your Creativity on my blog, Writer’s Fun Zone, over the next 10 weeks. You can read the whole book here over the next 10 weeks, or buy the entire ebook at Kindle, Smashwords, and now, AtContent.
Welcome to my new weekly series on writing prompts to overcome writer’s block. More prompts and tools can be found in my Amazon bestseller, Overcome Writer’s Block, available on Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords. As Anne Lamott encourages us: Shitty first drafts welcome here. Goal: Write for 20 minutes without stopping to get the writing moving.