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A Chat With Writer and #WriteStuff Community Leader Tamara Woods

Stop Writing Alone

Release Date: 03/07/2019

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Stop Writing Alone

Inspired by last weekend's Silent Retreat with Natalie Goldberg (author of Writing Down the Bones), host NIcole Rivera invites writers to consider the benefits of creating their own silent writing retreat and discusses how this may be accomplished. SUBSCRIBE to Stop Writing Alone    Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: Writing Down the Bones Deck Writing Down the Bones book   StopWritingAlone.Substack.com   STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing Alone Bookshop ...

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Do you personalize the writing advice you get? This week host Nicole Rivera discusses how showing up to writing advice with a dose of confidence in your own ability can help you grow more efficiently as a writer. SUBSCRIBE to Stop Writing Alone    Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: StopWritingAlone.Substack.com   STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing Alone Bookshop  NV Rivera YouTube Channel  Buy Nicole a coffee (AKA support the podcast!)    Places...

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In this week's episode, host Nicole Rivera discusses her notebook collection and uses. Going beyond a simple writer's notebook, she discusses categories of notebook types that help her learn, create stories and content, and stay connected with writing community. SUBSCRIBE to Stop Writing Alone    Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: StopWritingAlone.Substack.com   STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing Alone Bookshop  NV Rivera YouTube Channel  Buy Nicole a...

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In this week's episode host Nicole Rivera reminds us about the Motivation Magic we all carry with us every day. If you are feeling uninspired, or can't find the motivation to get back to your writing, this episode is the reminder you need to help find your way back. SUBSCRIBE to Stop Writing Alone    Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: StopWritingAlone.Substack.com   STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing Alone Bookshop  NV Rivera YouTube Channel  Buy Nicole a...

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The Stop Writing Alone Subscription to writing community, write-ins, writing prompt parties and the new story club is here. In this episode, host Nicole Rivera describes what you can expect when you subscribe to the paid Substack posts on StopWritingAlone.Substack.com; Goal Setting Check-ins with Office Hours Subscriber only Write-in Zoom events Subscriber only Writing Prompt Parties Exclusive access to all Story Club posts and more! SUBSCRIBE to Stop Writing Alone    Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: StopWritingAlone.Substack.com   STORY...

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StopWritingAlone.Substack.com is the new communications hub for all things Stop Writing Alone. In this week's episode, host Nicole Rivera discusses why this change was made and what listeners, readers and writing community members can expect from it.  Join the Stop Writing Alone Network SUBSCRIBE to Stop Writing Alone    Mentioned in this episode: StopWritingAlone.Substack.com   STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing Alone Bookshop  NV Rivera YouTube Channel  Buy Nicole a coffee (AKA...

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Knowing writer's rights is one of the most important parts of being a working writer. In celebration of this year's Writer's Rights Day, Nicole shares some very basic terms every writer should know before entering into the submission process. Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: The Authors Guild 5 Things Every Writer Should Know About Rights WRITER'S DIGEST A Novice Writer's Guide to Rights WRITER'S WRITE Copyright Information for Writers POETS & WRITERS Rights: What They Mean and Why They Are Important Author Rights Resources: Understanding Author Rights...

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Discovering your writer origin story may lead to greater understanding about your own strengths and weaknesses in the process toward publication. In this week's episode Nicole describes an "A-Ha!" Moment of her own that has opened up a new understanding about why she shares her writing the way she does. She shares what she discovered, what she thinks it might mean, and how she's using it to move forward.  Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing...

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Author Heather Huffman, poet, short story writer, novelist, and creator behind all things Sprinkled Inspiration shares her path to getting published as well as her new opportunity for writers to share their own.  Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: Heather Huffman's info Subscribe to the Sprinkled Inspiration Substack  Sprinkled Inspiration Instagram        Sprinkled Inspiration on Facebook      Heather Huffman's Instagram      May’s Prompt audio newsletter    Second Breath by...

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All writing  prompts can teach you something new, but this week Nicole shares three writing prompts/exercises that can be used with intention to learn something new in your craft. Join the Stop Writing Alone Network Mentioned in this episode: The Great Substack Story Challenge Story A Day   STOP WRITING ALONE EMAIL LIST:  STORY HOARDER Substack (The new home for Nicole’s writing):  Stop Writing Alone FB group  Stop Writing Alone Bookshop   NV Rivera YouTube Channel   Buy Nicole a coffee (AKA support the podcast!)    Places to...

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Tamara Woods is a poet, fiction writer, leader of the #WriteStuff Twitter Chat and Facebook community for writers, and she has a vlog on YouTube devoted to all things writing. Nicole Rivera, host of Stop Writing Alone, talks to Tamara about her writing craft as well as all the ways she’s found community, created community and continues to connect with writers both near her home in Hawaii, and around the world.

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