A Great Blog Post About Creativity

The High Existence Blog offers great resources for creators. Click on the link below to read the post. It will help you get going and keep working.

Get Into Your Writing Flow with a Personal Ritual

On this long-neglected blog, I’ve shared links to articles for writers. I wanted to keep them handy for myself and share them with others.

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I’ve had separate blogs for my own writing. In the coming weeks I’m going to revive this site and add in content from my other writing blogs. Moving forward, I will be posting here more regularly.

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I’ll start with an issue that’s been bothering me. Maybe it bothers you too. I’m having trouble getting started on my projects. I’ve tried challenges, goals, reminders, and schedules. Nothing seems to work. Here’s an old link that might be helpful for me. It might help you too. I hope so.

Click on the link for routines of famous writers.

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Writing Rituals: Routines and Strange Habits of Writers and Authors | Kellie Elmore.

Clear Your Head

Write three pages or 750 words a day. This is not for anyone else. It’s just for you. Think therapy or just a random brain dump. Check it out. It might just clear out emotional clogs that are keeping you stuck. Here’s the link: http://750words.com/

If You Ever Hit a Wall With Your Writing, This is For You

Here’s a great post from The Write Practice blog to help relight your writing pilot light, especially if you are a professional with deadlines.

How to Fall In Love With Writing Again.

Thoughts on Creativity, Meds, Normalcy, and the Pikes Peak Writers Conference 2013

A conversation at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference spurs reflection from a psychologically-attuned attendee. Click on the link below.

Reflections on PPWC’s 21st conference: Fumbling Toward Normalcy | 1600 Words A Day.

Podcasts for Writers

Need a pep talk? There’s one as close as your computer. Click on the link for a collection of auditory inspiration for writers, gathered by Kristy Holl for your delight and edification!

Encouraging Podcasts for WritersKristi Holl.

From Jonathan Gunson: How to Stop Fiddling and Finish That Book

Here’s some great advice about overcoming fear and rediscovering the joy of writing.

How To Beat Writer’s Block Forever | Bestseller Labs.

Emotional Connection: The Writer’s Holy Grail

If your story does not touch the emotions of your reader in some way, it will not last. In order for this to happen, it has to be important, emotionally, to you. Here’s a great post about how to make that happen.

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What is the Emotional Investment in Your Stories?.

Your Personal Treasure Trove of Great Ideas

Don’t lose another great idea. Keep a writer’s notebook.

Picture This!: Creating a Writer’s Notebook.

It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect

If perfectionism is holding you back as a writer, read Laini Taylor’s blog post about the subject.

Click on the link below.

Laini Taylor’s blog: MY BRAIN IS A JERK: a post about writing with (and in spite of) perfectionism.