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Stop Writing Alone

Release Date: 01/09/2020

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Stop Writing Alone

Nicole loves her annual writing challenges. This year she’s tackling 52 submissions in 52 weeks. She’s two and a half weeks in, so she’s sharing what she has learned so far and what you need to think about when you are ready to submit your work.

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Stop Writing Alone

JULIA CAMERON HAS A NEW ARTIST’S WAY BOOK!

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Stop Writing Alone

In Episode 102, Nicole shared a 7 step process to achieve your writing resolution, this week she wants you to embrace failure. In this episode Nicole discusses the reality and importance of failing along the way toward any success.

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Stop Writing Alone

Ready to start over? Ready to set a writing goal you’ll truly accomplish? Whether you put this into action on New Year’s Day, or some random Tuesday, this 7 step process will guide you through setting a writing goal and accountability process that will lead to your writing growth.

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his week’s episode is an invitation to write and win things before the end of the year. Let’s end 2020 with a celebration. To sign up, click the link below:

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This week’s episode is a celebration of the podcast making it to 100 episodes. You will hear from previous guests, long time listeners, community members, and friends and family of Nicole reflecting on the nearly two years of Stop Writing Alone.

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The name of the podcast is Stop Writing Alone, this week’s episode is a conversation with a group of people who took that call to action and put it into action. What does it look like when you actually stop writing alone? Hear from a bunch of members from the Stop Writing Alone Happy Campers Club about how writing within community helped them through NaNoWriMo and beyond!

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Finishing your novel doesn’t happen at 50,000 words, but what if you are craving the community and support you received during NaNoWriMo? In this week’s episode Nicole discusses the importance of finishing your first draft and where to look for the things that helped be so productive during the month of November.

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"Wasted" Words

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When you are in creation mode, words are precious -- we begin counting them and may become miserly in our distributions. This week’s episode explores where we could be “wasting” our words online instead of writing in our novels. 

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It’s often called the muddy middle, that part of your novel writing that feels like you are slogging through and some of the fun is gone. In NaNoWriMo, it often starts to surface in week three. This week Nicole discusses how to identify what might be sucking the fun out of your writing, and how you may be able to bring it back!

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