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Walking Your Muse: The Steps to Take for Writing Inspiration

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.

– Saint Bartholomew

If you are anything like me (though I’m certainly not accusing you of that), you’re a burgeoning writer who spends much of your time trapped in a small room, possibly surrounded by cleaning supplies, staring at a computer screen and praying for enlightenment before the fumes get to you.

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10 Healthy Ways to Feed the Brain to Feed the Keyboard

The hours between meals can be hell for those of us who work from home. Temptation calls.

After writing or editing a couple paragraphs, our mouths begin to water for ice cream, a glass of wine, or cookies as a reward. Snacks can be comforting and are rituals for the majority of us. However, they can be harmful when we choose the wrong ones.

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Why Doing Nothing Is More Productive Than You Might Think

Do you track your word counts, log your hours spent writing, or keep a long to-do list of writing-related tasks?

All of these things can be helpful … but as writers, we sometimes get a bit too caught up in measuring how “productive” we are, at the expense of nurturing our creativity.

Sometimes, doing nothing—or wasting time—can be more productive than you’d expect.

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How To Improve Your Writing Memory With 3 Special Diaries

Keeping a diary is an activity cherished by many authors. It has helped them express their feelings as well as exercise their writing memory by recalling experiences.

Developing a good writing memory—that is, an ability to remember events and experiences from a storytelling perspective—is essential for authors. It allows them to be productive and effective in expressing thoughts, feelings, and opinions, which is the cornerstone of good writing.

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