Writing Anyway: Hints and Hopes for the Very Busy

Madeleine L’Engle was once asked how to develop the discipline to be a writer—and to keep at it. She said, basically, that you just need to sit down and DO it: “Even if all you do is type out ‘I can’t write this morning; I can’t write this morning,’” she advised, “that will sometimes prime the pump and get it started.” She compared it to practicing scales and finger exercises on the piano before you attempt to play something harder....more
This is going to sound really lame and childish, but I have a sticker chart for myself (I'm 25) ... more

Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 7: Share A Moment and Enter to Win a Kindle Fire!

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My life well lived moment is when I'm home visiting my parents and brothers, and we're all in ... more