August 28th, 2019

Reclaiming the Creative Spark in Troubled Times

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Bumps & Bruises on the Road to Publication | Inspiration | Writer's Life

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about mental states—especially for writers. 

I don’t just mean in the current divisive, angry atmosphere that seems to have taken over so much of our world events, politics, even snarky neighbor exchanges on NextDoor—although that’s certainly corrosive and omnipresent enough.… Read the post

December 17th, 2018

NaNoWriMo Was the Easy Part: How to See Your Story Across the Finish Line

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Blogging Guests | Bumps & Bruises on the Road to Publication | Craft


by Tiffany Yates Martin

Author Liz Fenton—half of the writing team, with Lisa Steinke, behind bestselling novels like The Good Widow—recently told me about her fitness regimen at Orange Theory.

“I hate working out!” she said. She dreads it every time she goes, and doesn’t enjoy it while she’s there.… Read the post


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