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Stuck? Three Ways to Discover New Ideas By Rochelle Melander

Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. —John Steinbeck Last Tuesday at the library, we wrote noisy poetry. An eight-year-old girl whined, “But I don’t know … Continue reading

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Learn How to Structure Your Scenes—in 5 Minutes! by K.M. Weiland (@KMWeiland)

Hello writers! I’m delighted to welcome K.M. Weiland to the blog today to teach us how to structure a scene quickly. On September 25, Weiland will be talking to our Write Now! Mastermind class about Scene Sequences: Building Your Book from … Continue reading

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Writers@Work: Building Reader Engagement on Your Blog by Nina Badzin

I’m delighted to welcome fellow blogger Nina Badzin to the blog. I met her through the blogging community and was immediately captivated by her enthusiasm and social media savvy. When we spoke (virtually, of course!), I learned that we share … Continue reading

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Stop This Hamster Wheel; I Want to Get Off (Writing with Purpose, Peace and Presence) by Donna Gephart

Today, I’m delighted to welcome award-winning middle grade author Donna Gephart to the blog. Donna will be my guest at the May Write Now! Mastermind class on Wednesday, May 22 at 12:00 PM. If you’re interested in attending and are … Continue reading

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Writing in Short Form: the Power of Flash Nonfiction by Christi Craig

For today’s Wednesday Writing Prompt, I’m delighted to welcome Milwaukee-area writer Christi Craig. We met for coffee recently, and we talked about a passion of hers, flash nonfiction. She’s here to tell us more about the genre and challenge us … Continue reading

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Writers Read: Books to Stimulate Your Brain by Bob Sitze

I met Bob many years ago, when I was a graduate student. Over the years he has served as my mentor, friend, project manager, fellow author, and book recommender. Then as now, he never fails to surprise me with his … Continue reading

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How Tai Chi Can Improve Your Writing By Mark L. Fuerst

I’m delighted to welcome Mark L. Fuerst to the blog today. He’s a fellow member of ASJA and an award-winning health and medical writer. With 11 books under his belt, Mark knows what he’s writing about. And in this post … Continue reading

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Writers@Work: Copywriting for Fun and Profit by Joel Habush

Today’s guest post comes from Joel Habush, an award-winning copywriter. I met Joel a few years ago when we sat on a panel about making money from writing. I immediately knew that if I wanted to learn about copywriting, this … Continue reading

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Writers@Work: Five Reasons to Start Writing Articles (if You’re Not Already!) by Kelly James-Enger

Today I’m delighted to welcome Kelly James-Enger to the blog. Read on for just a taste of the great information you’ll learn about making money from writing articles when she speaks to our Write Now! Mastermind class on Wednesday. Kelly … Continue reading

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“Say What?” Writing Words to Be Spoken, by Rick Horowitz

A few weeks ago, certified professional speaker and author Mandi Stanley spoke to the Write Now! Mastermind class on how we can use enhance our writing careers by speaking. Today, I’m delighted to welcome to the blog Emmy-winning commentator Rick … Continue reading

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