Author Archives: jason

Writing in flow

I found a book, Fearless Writing by William Kenower. He defines all good writing comes from a flow state.  I could agree with that. I’ve often wondered how to write in flow.  My best poem was written as I surrender … Continue reading

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Motivate yourself!

You need to be able to motivate yourself to write effectively.  To sit down day after day to write takes tremendous discipline.  You have to be able to motivate yourself. This article was written by a Chicago psychologist, John D. … Continue reading

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Myths that can lead to writer’s block

There are several myths that can lead to writer’s block.  This material comes from Morgan McDonald’s book, Start Writing Your Book Today. 1, Authors have special, God-given, divinely inspired talents that enable them to put words and phrases together effortlessly.  … Continue reading

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Finding time to write

I was determined to find the time to write so I quit two board of directors, one I chaired, quit a book I was writing with a friend, left a writer’s group and felt I cleared enough room to write. … Continue reading

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Strengths people need to complete a book

To locate the strengths that people need to complete a book came from an email–Writing Cooperative sent it. The author said that writers need delayed gratification.  This is because writing a book is a long-term project.  In order to write … Continue reading

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Writing to awaken

I am using Mark Matousek’s book, Writing to Awaken. The first questions was what did your parents teach you?  My mother was psychotic and a drug addict and alcoholic.  She took me I wasn’t good looking and wasn’t as smart … Continue reading

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I have writer’s block

As many of you have noticed, I am writing this blog less often.   Writer’s block, I suspect. I have writer’s block myself. That why I am writing less often.  I was on two boards of directors and I left both … Continue reading

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Outlining can reduce writer’s block

Outlining can reduce writer’s block.  That’s the information that I got from Writing the Damned Book by Stacy Nelson. And it makes sense to me. I’ve gone in circles planning a depression book.  I did severely restrict my activities to … Continue reading

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Avoid writer’s block: some tips

Here are an offbeat number of ways to scramble your brain and get started writing again.  It’s crazy tips to help you avoid writer’s block. Change locations:  when stuck I go to a coffeeshop down the block, or go to … Continue reading

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Ways to be more creative (cont)

These ways to be more creative come from the Eureka Factor by John Kounios and Mark Beeman. The authors suggest the it is easier to turn inward if you are spending time in quieter, peaceful surroundings.  The parks around here … Continue reading

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