Monthly Archives: September 2016

Author Quote: FRED EAST

“If you tell readers that Bill Beezley is a brutal-faced, loose-lipped bully with snake’s blood in his veins, the readers’ reaction may be, “Oh, yeah!” But if you show the readers Bill Beezley raking the bloodied flanks of his weary, … Continue reading

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One Great Way To Make Your Muse Start Talking Again

*by Jean Foster Akin* We’ve all been there: staring at a blank page on the laptop, our brains doing that clenched fist thing, and none of the words it squeezes out are just right. You have no idea where the … Continue reading

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2 Rules to Keep the Words Flowing

Are there days when you sit and sit and sit at your keyboard with nothing to write? I find there are days when I have nothing to write because there is just too much to write. So I have two … Continue reading

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3 Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Writing

by Jean Foster Akin Last week I brought up the subject of Now: allowing yourself a few quiet minutes in the day to be mindful in order to connect not only with the world around you, but with the world within … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: The One Practice Every Writer Should Perfect

by Jean Foster Akin Once one comes to the understanding that this moment is all one has—that Before is a memory and no longer exists, and Some Day is a dream that may never come—one begins to understand Now. As a writer, … Continue reading

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