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160 - Creativity in a Time of Crisis

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Release Date: 03/14/2020

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What do you need to do to help you soar in your writing life? Join me for a Lesson in Creative Thermodynamics! LINKS: Leave a comment: storyaday.org/a-lesson-in-creative-thermodynamics The 3-Day Challenge: storyaday.org/3dc

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I'm Obsessed! Are You? show art I'm Obsessed! Are You?

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I'm obsessed with helping you write more and feel successful in your writing life (Yes, I was watching the E! Emmy's red carpet show this week. Thanks for the epithet, Laverne Cox!) What are you willing to do to become the writer you know you are inside? LINKS: Join the Superstars: https://stada.me/superstars

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Design Your Writer Life show art Design Your Writer Life

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There is a lot going on in a writer's life. Make sure you are designing the one you actually want. LINKS: Fun-Size Challenge: StoryAWeek Newsletter: https://storyaday.org/storyaweek

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Out of Order show art Out of Order

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StoryADay September is coming! What's it going to look like, this year? Tune in and find out. PLUS I got some great advice this week on how to write a sequence that was stalling me. I'll share it in this episode. LINKS Sept Challenge: StoryAWeek Newsletter: https://storyaday.org/storyaweek

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From Short Story To Novel -- And Back Again -- Episode 250 show art From Short Story To Novel -- And Back Again -- Episode 250

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Short stories and novels are different beasts, but there are skills that transfer between them, both in the craft and in the writing life. This week I'm talking about something I learned about the writing process, in my own writng this week. You might be surprised...   Sign up for the Fun-Sized StoryADay September Challenge: https://storyaday.org/next-challenge   Join the StoryAWeek private newsletter here: https://storyaday.org/storyaweek

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Endless Inspiration and Creativity show art Endless Inspiration and Creativity

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Learning about the realities of the publishing industry can free you to create your own definition of success (that may or may not include traditional publishers). Step 1 towards success is to imagine your vision. Step 2 is to turn up for your writing, something the new StoryAWeek newsletter can help with! For industry perspective: Jane Friedman's The Hot Sheet: Leave a comment about this episode: Step into endless inspiration and creativity with StoryAWeek:  

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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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