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Is Fear Freezing Up Your Creativity?

by Jenny Hansen

"There isn’t any secret. You sit down and you start and that’s it."
~ Elmore Leonard

Churchill_Success_PhotopinLast month, I took a course with Margie Lawson called Defeating Self-Defeating Behaviors, which I would recommend to anyone.

Margie might have geared the course toward writers, but I've already talked a painting/designer friend and my non-writing cousin into taking it as well.… Read the post

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Choose Your Fear -- Fear of Success

by Fae Rowen

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself; nameless unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts."  FDR’s First Inaugural Address

Laura is the queen of quotes--and of not always gentle encouragement, so I'm thanking her at the get-go for making me process my thoughts on a subject that has been a source of many jokes for us here at Writers in the Storm.… Read the post

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Choose Your Fear -- The Fear of Not Succeeding

By Laura Drake

We were talking at crit group the other night. Our “throwdown” blogs have grown into more than we’d planned originally.  In case you missed them, they were:

Plot vs. Character –

  • I took the Character side here
  • Fae took the plot side here.
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