Writing As Therapy.

Writing As Therapy.

Recently I read an article that said people shouldn’t say their goals out loud. It can convince the brain that it’s already happened. A dramatic percentage followed, but of course now that I’m writing this, I can’t find the article. Lost in the sea of Facebook feeds, alas. Not long ago I also read an article about keeping journals. People who do tend to work through their problems faster than those who don't.

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In Response to "Dear Self-Published Author: Do NOT Write Four Books a Year."

In Response to "Dear Self-Published Author: Do NOT Write Four Books a Year."

This article has been turning up in all of my online writers' groups lately. 

Basically the premise is that the model of high productivity being revived by indie authors leads to sacrificing quality for quantity. 

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The Value of Mentorship

The Value of Mentorship

When I think of mentorship, my mind’s eye is inexorably drawn to the distinguished features of Alec Guinness as he tried to impart wisdom on a shaggy-haired Mark Hamill. I never had any mentors, just teachers who spent their days despairing if the thirty mooks in their class would be able to spell their names right, let alone find their way in the world.

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