Overcoming Writer’s Block – A Story of Angst

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This modest collection of tweets is only a snapshot into the consuming hellfire that is writer’s block. I had never experienced this inescapable existential crisis, so I had zero skills on how to combat it. (caution: animated images!)

Angelina PanozzoOvercoming Writer’s Block – A Story of Angst

To Query or Not to Query: That is the Neverending Million-Dollar Hair-Pulling-Out-of-Head Question

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Lauren Whalen is a freelance writer living in Chicago. She reviews plays for Chicago Theater Beat (http://www.chicagotheaterbeat.com) and talks about movies on The Film Yap (http://www.thefilmyap.com). Say hi to her at maybeimamazed02(at)gmail(dot)com. (Photo by Greg Inda)
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Direct quote from me to a composer friend the other day: “I’m so fucking sick of being a fiction writer.”

The Unprofessional CriticTo Query or Not to Query: That is the Neverending Million-Dollar Hair-Pulling-Out-of-Head Question

6 Ways to Procrastinate On Your Writing

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Feminist, Pinay, coffee lover, boba aficionado and pop culture enthusiast. Current graduate student in Peace and Conflict Studies. Dwelling in the rainy city of Portland, Oregon but always California dreaming. You can also read more of her articles at browngirldecolonized.com
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This article has been a long time in the making (cue recorded audience laughter). I’m a graduate student in the humanities, therefore I write ALL THE TIME. When I get to write for my own leisure, whether it’s for all you wonderful people or for my blog or for that book of short stories I’ve been trying to tackle for … Read More

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5 More Great Writing Playlists

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So this has been another very hectic week at work, and I’ve been using my writing playlists to get through the workload.  Listed below are some of the writing playlists I use from 8tracks.com — and trust me, they help a lot with productivity!

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5 of My Favorite Writing Playlists

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Now that I’m settled (mostly) after my move, I’ve gotten back into writing again. I’m one of those people who has a few projects going on at once, so of course I have quite a few collections of playlists on 8tracks.com. Below is a list of some of my favorite playlists right now. These have been doing double duty, too, … Read More

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Before You Start Writing that Historical Novel…

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When I snagged an advanced review copy of a novel someone had written about one of my favorite historical people, I was really excited. Then I read a review made by someone I know who is very knowledgeable about this person’s life and the historical era she lived in, and I was surprised to discover that the novel is full … Read More

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Post NaNoWriMo — What Should I Do Now?

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“The writer must have a good imagination to begin with, but the imagination has to be muscular, which means it must be exercised in a disciplined way, day in and day out, by writing, failing, succeeding and revising.” — Stephen King

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NaNoWriMo 2013 — Fourth Check In

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“When asked, ‘How do you write?’ I invariably answer, ‘One word at a time,’ and the answer is invariably dismissed. But that is all it is. It sounds too simple to be true, but consider the Great Wall of China, if you will: one stone at a time, man. That’s all. One stone at a time. But I’ve read you … Read More

[E] Slay BelleNaNoWriMo 2013 — Fourth Check In