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160 - Creativity in a Time of Crisis

StoryADay

Release Date: 03/14/2020

It's Annual Review Time! show art It's Annual Review Time!

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Nobody ever feels they've done all the writing they could have done, in a year...but that's no reason to bury your head in the sand. Let's dig for treasure, instead! LINKS Annual Review Bundle: Set and Meet Goals article: https://storyaday.org/set-and-meet-goals

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6 Weeks of Creativity show art 6 Weeks of Creativity

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With six weeks left in the year, you may be looking to do a big push or you may want to chill. I have one tip that will make either of those options (or something in the middle) work. Also in this episode, some updates on my Tidy Desk Challenge and what's been going on around here at StoryADay recently. LINKS Read to write? Want to build a slow, steady practice? Want to finish one project this year? Ready to chill?

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StADa270 Tidy Desk Challenge show art StADa270 Tidy Desk Challenge

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In which behavioral science tells me things I do not want to hear and I issue myself a Tidy Desk Challenge. (You are welcome to join me. Post on Instagram, use #TidyDeskChallenge and tag me @storyadaymay). LINKS: The StoryAWeek Newsletter: https://storyaday.org/storyaweek

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StADa269 - Goals Disrupt show art StADa269 - Goals Disrupt

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If you have set a writing goal for this month -- or if you have ever struggled with goals -- this is the podcast for you! My mentor said something so brilliantly simple this week that I simply HAD to share it with you...because it unlocked something about goals and our life's purpose. LINKS SWAGr post: https://stada.me/swagr

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Are You in The Pause? - Episode 268 show art Are You in The Pause? - Episode 268

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Not every period in your writing life has to be one where you're churning out new words. So what should you be doing if you're in 'The Pause'? Follow the links for a workbook that will help you figure out your next steps. LINKS The Pause - The Keep Writing Workbook - the perfect prep-work while you're in The Pause:  

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StADa267 - Prepping for NaNoWriMo show art StADa267 - Prepping for NaNoWriMo

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I've done a few challenges in my time (from StoryADay to NaNoWriMo) and I have some questions for you about how you're preparing and what you'll do instead/as well as outlining to sustain you through the month. LINKS Creative Challenge Workbook: StoryAWeek Newsletter: This episode:    

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Who Do You Listen To? show art Who Do You Listen To?

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It's dangerous to allow rejections, acceptances, marketing budgets or any other business-related nonsense to determine your worth as a writer. So who should you be listening to? In this episode, I have some thoughts... LINKS StoryADay Critique Week: StoryAWeek Newsletter: 3-Day Challenge:  

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A Writing Prompt show art A Writing Prompt

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This week I read you a writing prompt. Let's get writing! LINKS:  

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Soaring show art Soaring

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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 This episode: https://storyaday.org/episode264

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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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