Tag: writing obstacles

For authors, by authors, one word at a time

Harness the Power of Loud

I had a hard time finding an image to go along with this post because obviously “loud” is something experienced through our ears. So how can you get your readers to “hear” loud using only the written word? One answer is to focus on how loudness makes people feel in different situations. Any migraine sufferer…
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April 28, 2017 1

Using Other Media For Inspiration

“I want to write, I just don’t know what  to write.” “I have nothing new to say.” “I’m bored with my own writing.” We’ve all been there before. Feeling the itch to write, but drawing a blank when sitting before the computer screen or notepad. Our minds, lacking the oomph to create. It’s frustrating, and…
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April 26, 2017 3

How to Overcome Writer Burnout

Writer burnout. It feels a lot like writer’s block. You sit down at your desk and stare at the blank page and your mind buzzes. You’re stressed to the max and just plain overworked and it’s showing up to haunt you. Burnout happens to us all too often as we push ourselves to do more…
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April 25, 2017 1