Author Archives: jason

Letters to my higher power, a friend, God

After I did morning pages for three weeks, I started paying attention to Janet Conner, Writing Down Your Soul.  She wrote it during her divorce when her husband was threatening to shoot himself or her. I have always been devout … Continue reading

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Morning pages, courtesy of Julia Cameron

Morning pages are three pages of longhand stream of consciousness that locate us precisely in the here and now.  They are written first thing up[on awakening and they tell us and the Universe, what we like, what we don’t like … Continue reading

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Journaling

Joournaling..  I started writing a journal as an adjunct to my first therapy at age 15.  Journaling also helped me get over my second or third depression at age 22.  I used the journal as a therapist and it worked. … Continue reading

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10 WAYS TO GET OVER WRITER’S BLOCK

Here are ten ways to get over writer’s block from mediaupdate,co.za: 1. Find a topic that inspires  yo u. 2. Write from multiple perspectives. 3. Write from personal experience. 4. Write from offline experience. 5.  Set yourself a deadline. 6. … Continue reading

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As heat rises, I’m blocked

As heat rises, I’m blocked.   I have fibromyalgia and as the temperature soars, I find myself writing less.  I wrote lots of poems in the last two weeks but as the temperature approached 90, I just wanted to sleep. I … Continue reading

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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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