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160 - Creativity in a Time of Crisis

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Release Date: 03/14/2020

A Writer's Vacation - episode 258 show art A Writer's Vacation - episode 258

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This week I talk about the  creative boost I got from my recent travels, and how you can get a similar boost in your writing life, without even leaving home. I also tease some of the upcoming events at StoryADay as we look towards the change in seasons. Want more? Join me at the Writer Unboxed OnConference 2022: Get the StoryADay Short Story Framework:  

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Networking Without Nerves, a conversation with Coach Larissa Sjarbaini show art Networking Without Nerves, a conversation with Coach Larissa Sjarbaini

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Crafting a writing life isn't all about knowing where to put commas and how to develop characters. It's also about engaging with other humans. This week I'm in conversation with Larissa Sjarbaini, a high performance coach, about how to do that and why you might want to, even if you're an extreme introvert. And stay tuned for an opportunity to develop your own game plan for a writing life LINKS This episode: storyaday.org/episode257 Set Yourself Up For Success: storyaday.org/success-coaching

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Why Do You Write? show art Why Do You Write?

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I get vulmerable and make a confession, in this episode. Can you relate?   LINKS Critique Week: 3-Day Challenge: https://storyaday.org/3dc

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Stories That Matter show art Stories That Matter

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I'm through caring about what publishers want. Instead, I want us to focus on writing stories that matter. And, as you might expect, I have some thoughts on how we go about doing that. LINKS The 3-Day Challenge: https://storyaday.org/3dc

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A Fresh Pespective show art A Fresh Pespective

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Vacations can give us a much needed fresh perspective, as writers and creators, but you don't have to cross an ocean to see things a-fresh. LINKS StoryADay.org/episode254 Take the 3-Day Challenge: StoryADay.org/3dc

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What Is Your Legacy, as a Writer? show art What Is Your Legacy, as a Writer?

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Writers don't just write for themselves, we write to be read, and with that we leave a legacy. in this episode I tell the story of two writers who left an impact on me, and invite you to think about your legacy LINKS: The 3-Day Challenge - https://storyaday.org/3dc I, WRITER Waitlist - https://stada.me/iwriter Music credits: Alan McPike, https://standardstrax.com/ Video credit: (Tony Conaway) Gary Zenker, Main Line Writers' Group (full video https://youtu.be/1R0rqla54hk)

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3 Ways Writers Connect show art 3 Ways Writers Connect

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Episode 252 - this week I bring you three different stories from the writing world that bust the myth of the lone genius writer. (Now, doesn't that make you feel better?)

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Something Changes show art Something Changes

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We know that, in a story something must change before the protagonist can begin to conquer their problem. If you're a writer who isn't writing as much as you'd like, might I suggest that you, too, need to make a change?  Perhaps that something is catching up on the StoryADay May 2022 Fun-Size challenge Catch up with the fun-size challenge now: https://storyaday.org/fun-size/

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StoryADay May 2022 Week 1 Recap show art StoryADay May 2022 Week 1 Recap

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StoryADay May 2022 is underway and it's time for a recap of what hundreds of writers have been up to this week. LINKS:  StoryADay.org StoryADay.org/3dc

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Q&A for StoryADay May 2022 show art Q&A for StoryADay May 2022

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Replay of a live Q&A session with the community, recorded 30 April 2022   Links: StoryADay.org

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