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Writing Group Peer Pressure

Stop Writing Alone

Release Date: 09/03/2020

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Stop Writing Alone

This week Nicole discusses her process for writing a short story for the NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge. 

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This week Nicole shares lessons she picked up during the week from MASTERCLASS and THE WRITER magazine.

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This week Nicole introduces the Stop Writing Alone community to Kim A. Flodin, the Wise Woman of the Woods. Kim is a Reiki master, healer, intuitive, medium, and massive support to anyone who knows her. In this episode, Kim will share some of her techniques for self care, including breathing exercises, energy protection, and her morning routine. Kim also discusses Wise Words from the Woods, Kim’s new book club starting this month with the reading of The Wim Hof Method by Wim Hof.

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As March concludes, it is time to recognize that 25% of the year is now behind us. The question now is What do you want to do with quarter 2? In this episode, Nicole recommends making a plan for the next three months. She shares writing challenges available to everyone to add motivation, as well as her Writing Resolution Workbook to use as a resource.

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This week Nicole discusses a different kind of writing group meeting -- one where members learn from each other. It’s called an AMA, or “Ask Me Anything” inspired by the subreddit r/I Am A. 

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It’s been a year since Nicole and her family has been living the pandemic life. This episode discusses the need to look back, reflect, and celebrate our wins, especially in the face of adversity.

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What is the purpose of critique and how can we give and receive it in order to serve up our best writing to the world? IN this week's episode, Nicole offers a metaphor for understanding the process that takes us into a place where she finds critique delicious: her kitchen.

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As Black History month comes to a close and Women’s History month is about to begin, Nicole shares what she believes to be failures in her own History education and how that can affect her writing. In this episode, Nicole discusses what responsibilities she believes writers have to fill the “in-betweens” in their own education and exposure providing some resources to get started. 

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The Stop Writing Alone Happy Campers Club is coming back this Spring and you are invited to join the crew. In this episode, Nicole reviews what is offered in the two month writing community, and invites all listeners to a free sample of Happy Campers Club in the week of February 22, 2021. 

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In an afternoon conversation with the Stop Dreaming Alone team (Kim A. Flodin, Emma Isaacs, Claire Oldham West, Johanna Peralta, and Lisa Murray), the question arose, “How do you find your tribe?” This week’s episode examines a process for finding your tribe based on those reflections.

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Have you ever signed up for a writing challenge all because of writing peer pressure? How do you guard yourself against making poor decisions in the flurry of excitement within your writing group? In this episode Nicole shares four guidelines to help you decide when to join the group challenge and when to pass on it.

 

This episode was sponsored by The Creative Ways Podcast. Head to https://emmaisaacs.co.uk to get your fun freebie today!

 

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When you find a group of people who lift you up on a daily basis, it is important to share their awesome. Here are links to the women in Nicole’s Mastermind group (currently going by the name The Voxer Vixens!). Please support these women who do so much to support Nicole on a daily basis!