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"Wasted" Words

Stop Writing Alone

Release Date: 11/26/2020

Yummy Critiquing? show art Yummy Critiquing?

Stop Writing Alone

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 gotten your invite to Clubhouse yet? Are you still wondering what Clubhouse is and why you ever would want an invite? Nicole’s gotten into the club, so she’s spending this week telling you what she’s found, and how you can use this app to stop writing alone. For the benefits, and possible negatives of adding Clubhouse to your social media lifestyle, check out this episode.

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This week’s episode was horribly procrastinated by host Nicole Rivera, so was her writing. In this episode she will discuss what she believes to be the power and the perils of procrastination in these and other creative endeavors. 

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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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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!