Category Archives: Stress Management for Writers

Your goal as a writer!

This defines my life as a writer: After we moved I didn’t have the Internet for a few days and I got very anxious to write again! I missed my blogs and I especially missed communicating with my audience… Advertisements

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Should you be a writer?

If you’d like some encouragement for being yourself and doing what you do best, go check out this 60 Minutes interview with Dave Grohl of the rock band the Foo Fighters… I received lots of what I needed to continue … Continue reading

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Is it time to write a memoir?

This recent lunar eclipse feels like it’s pushing me to write a memoir. The next obvious question is a memoir of what?  How many years should I tackle at once? I don’t mind admitting the whole idea baffles me. Half … Continue reading

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The ‘Why We Write’ Blog Tour!

I just joined a great group of midlife writers in this tour.  All of them have something to say about the need to write and blog…

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Bloggers: STOP marketing for others for FREE!

I was just approached by one of those new “influencing agencies” who expect bloggers to sell products for them by giving them a “gift basket.” To which I responded: “Nice Try!” Here is my full response about what is happening … Continue reading

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How to be a writer

Just found a GREAT and HILARIOUS piece about becoming a writer. Read and enjoy!

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Two important articles about the future of writing

The New York Times ran two important articles yesterday which ALL writers need to read: The Slow Death of the American Author by Scott Turow, and, on the future of writing for the Internet: Sponsors Now Pay for Online Articles, … Continue reading

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