December 11th, 2019

7 Ways Writers Can Overcome Holiday Anxiety

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Writer's Life

Colleen M. Story

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the song goes, but unfortunately for many writers, it’s also the time when we’re most anxious and stressed out.

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In a survey of about 1,100 Americans, over half (54 percent) said they felt some symptoms of a syndrome known as “holiday anxiety.” You can think of it as part social anxiety, part holiday stress.… Read the post

December 6th, 2019

Creating Custom Scrivener Templates

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Gwen Hernandez | Technology Fun

Every Scrivener project is based on a template (i.e., a pre-set layout and formatting). Scrivener comes with quite a few to get you started—all based on the Blank template—but did you know you can create your own?

A project template can include files, folder structure, references, keywords, Label and Status values, and more.… Read the post

December 4th, 2019

My Best Writing Advice for the Next Decade

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Craft | Fae Rowen | Inspiration

Fae Rowen

I've been writing for twenty-five years. I started when an English-teacher friend suggested I write down the story that I thought about every night before I fell asleep. As a math teacher, I had no intention of writing a book, but I'd finished my first one, a medieval kind-of-fantasy-for-sure romance in only nine months, while working two jobs.… Read the post


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