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Bite Size Writer's Resolutions

Posted by Gayle Beveridge on Friday, December 30, 2011, In : Writing Prompts 

     New Year is a time for making resolutions and all too often, for breaking them. And why - because we set goals but forget to make the plans to achieve them. Writers the world over will be resolving to write more, to pursue publication, to develop their craft and career only to find the stuff of life gets in their way. It doesn’t have to be so. Here are some bite sized tasks to get you started.

ü  Dust off the stories you’ve already written, those that have neither been published,...

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Twenty Writing Prompts. Escaping Writer’s Block

Posted by Gayle Beveridge on Monday, August 1, 2011, In : Writing Prompts 

We’ve all had it, the dreaded writers block. Minutes or even hours staring at a blank page, the struggle to stay focussed, plagued by diversions; the internet, twitter, facebook, an overwhelming need to read every word of someone else’s blog. What to do about it – write! Write anything. It doesn’t have to be a story, write a diary entry, a recipe, describe the room you’re sitting in, describe your significant other, your child, your parent, pretend you’ve won the lottery and write...

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