Inspiration Wednesdays: Mountains, Gandalf!

(No copyright infringement intended by the title of my blog. 😉 We can all keep a secret, yeah?) I've talked about getting away from your work area in the metaphorical sense, by reading authors we love. I've talked about getting away more literally in the short term, by taking dance breaks and getting exercise. But … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesdays: Mountains, Gandalf!

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Inspiration Wednesdays – …Wait, What?

Yeah, I'm not talking about a topic that anyone is going to expect with this post. But there's one thing that we can all take from one particular piece of the writing process to make us stronger and better and the best writer we can be. And it's often the one piece of the process … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesdays – …Wait, What?

Inspiration Wednesday – Those Who Go Before

This is a bit of a solemn topic, and it's less direct inspiration and something a little less tangible. I've talked about using other writers as inspiration, and books we love, but as I've pushed to make clear, I believe that inspiration for writing doesn't have to come only from books. I believe a good … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesday – Those Who Go Before

Inspiration Wednesday: Rest

So I've been pretty quiet in the Internet sphere since last Tuesday or so. I haven't been writing. I haven't been editing. I have been working out, but not enough the counteract how much food I've been eating. And you know what? I'm glad of it. You see, I think there's something that many writers … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesday: Rest

Inspiration Wednesday: Other Authors

All right, I promise that one of these days I'll stop harping on and on about one author over and over again. But I wanted to write this up, and this seems like a good enough place. It almost takes over Thursday's post about writing as well, but I won't let it. But the simple … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesday: Other Authors

Inspiration Wednesday – Motion pt. 2

So I talked last week about a little thing you can do in order to keep your mood up and get the writing flowing. Dancing is always good for that. It's low space-needing, and pretty much everyone has either an mp3 player or access to Youtube. (Or some other way of getting music. Not knocking … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesday – Motion pt. 2

Inspiration Wednesdays: Dance Break!

I've decided to move my old inspiration newsletter to a blog post instead, thus consolidating and making for a better archive. The standard format will change a bit, however, now that it's on the blog. Since Thursdays are usually set aside for writing help and tips of the trade, as it were, I'm not going … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesdays: Dance Break!