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Writing through Commitment Phobia

Below the cut is probably the best self-analysis and positive strategizing I’ve done on this blog. But it’s also long and navel-gazing and probably boring and annoying to anyone who’s not me, so I put it below a cut to … Continue reading

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The New Me (…?)

I’m sick of new years. I’m tired of New Year’s Eves, and birthdays, and anniversaries of different dates—and the wishes I make every time that this year will be different. This will be the year I finish a draft of … Continue reading

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Problems versus Doubts (Or, How to Commit, Part Two)

As I make my list of doubts in the ‘purge file’ for my story, it is incredibly hard to resist analyzing them. Even working to dismiss the doubts is still engaging your brain in analyzing and thus legitimizing those doubts. … Continue reading

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How to Commit (Part One?)

[I will begin by clarifying that the tone of this post, while sounding authoritative, is really meant to encourage me to listen to myself. It might sound like I’ve written this having followed this advice and succeeded, but we all … Continue reading

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The Key to Being a Published Writer

I am hardly a published writer, so it may make me sound like a jerk to claim that I know the key to being one–but though I have yet to achieve it, I believe I have identified the ONE skill … Continue reading

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