Tag Archives: Playwrights

Writers: Find Creativity or Let It Find You

Sometimes it’s better not to talk to a relative or close friend about your goal to pursue creativity. They’ll talk you out of it or they’ll say creativity can wait until you’re retired. They’ll talk about how it’s impractical to … Continue reading

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Consider Your Future as a Successful Writer

Like any other goal in life, if you want to be a successful writer, you have to define where you are now and where you want to go. If you define your writing goals, you can achieve them. They must … Continue reading

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Is Writer’s Block Becoming A Common Excuse For You?

Post these affirmations to your desk or on your computer when Writer’s Block becomes too familiar to you: 1) My greatest piece is yet to come. 2) I can write. I have knowledge, wisdom, and discernment. 3) I have a … Continue reading

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Beware: Follow Protocol in Writer’s Support Groups

You can make a session of your writer’s support group productive by keeping some simple rules in mind. First, your critique group should be limited to one genre, such as poetry, memoir, novel, play or short story. There should be … Continue reading

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Diversify Your Writing Interests

As readers and writers, we often stay in our comfort zone. We may say to ourselves, “I read and write non-fiction, but I never read or write poetry or short stories.” You may be surprised to find that you have … Continue reading

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