December 7th, 2018

How to Restore Your Love of Writing

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by Colleen M. Story

 When the money doesn’t come flowing in or when the market ignores your book, it’s easy to lose the joy in writing. Fortunately, you can get it back.

What Rewards are Writers Seeking?

In almost everything we do, there are two types of rewards involved:

  1. Extrinsic rewards are those we get from the outside world, including money, recognition, prizes, and praise.
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October 27th, 2017

What IS a Writer's Job?

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Writer's Life

Over the years, I've read many articles and listened to many talks about the job of a writer. Or the responsibility of a writer. I never really worried too much about those ideas, because I knew the job of a writer was to write the best story possible. 

Now that my first book is out in the world—even if it's only been twenty-four hours— I've been considering my "job" with respect to people who pay money for, then read, my book.… Read the post

July 23rd, 2014

5+ Tips to Keep You Writing

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Blogging Guests | Inspiration

James Preston
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So, What's In It For You? Or, How To Not Quit

I  know what you are thinking, if you have read some of my earlier contributions to this award-winning blog. "Oh, no, he's going to make me get out a calculator and see if the midpoint of my novel is really a watershed, or make a big nasty chart that shows where all of my characters are in every chapter."

Nope.… Read the post


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