It’s a Writer Thing — Writer’s Block Series: Part 4

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. So far, we covered the importance of generating the WHYS of writing, how to generate ENTHUSIASM when the fire is dwindling, and how to generate JOY.
As promised, this time around, I’ll be discussing a visual imaging process.

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It’s a Writer Thing — Writer’s Block Series: Part 3

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. Last time, I focused on those situations where the excitement to work on a WIP has fizzled and how to re-ignite enthusiasm; and we covered the importance of gaining clarity as to WHY you write in the first post. Today, as promised, I’m going to tackle how to generate JOY for your writing.

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It’s a Writer Thing — Writer’s Block Series: Part 2

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. Hello, Wonderful Writers. Welcome back to Post 2 of It’s a Writer Thing: Writer’s Block Series! This is a long one, so grab your drink of choice, a snack, maybe a blanket, and cozy up. Today, I’ll tackle ENTHUSIASM and six steps for overcoming writer’s block.

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It’s a Writer Thing — Writer’s Block Series: Part 1

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. We discuss how recalling the WHYS, our own personal reasons for writing, counteracts the negative emotions that arise when we’re stuck. When we’re stuck, we feel terrible, right? Recalling our WHYS of writing addresses barriers in the categories of MOTIVATION and clearly (no pun intended), CLARITY.

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It’s A Writer Thing — Six Myths of Revision

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. Drafting used to be my favorite part of the writing process, but not anymore. Now, I LOVE revising! I think revision has a bad reputation. Here are some myths about revising that I’d like to debunk today.

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9 Ways to Finish Your Book

I guess I should precursor this list by saying my book, as I’ve never written your book, per se, or finished it either, so how am I supposed to know? Well, what I was kind of hoping for is that my experiences in knuckling down and finishing novels would in some way be relatable to all of you lovely people out there. That, in general, the tools and techniques for finishing a book which have helped me, can also help you. 

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