How to Write Smarter: 5 Basic Steps to Create a Writing Habit

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If you want to get more writing done or improve your skills, there's no easier way than by creating a writing habit. Even if you're starting out in the writing world or recently suffered from a dry spell, making a conscious effort to sit down and put words down seems like a monumental overtaking. If you're anything like me, you probably procrastinate. I'm infamous for prosrasticleaning my home, checking emails, and even twittering before I write. My point is that writing takes serious Continue Reading

How to Store Inspiration for a Rainy Day

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When a rainy day hits, I normally want nothing more than to curl up with a good book and a cup of coffee. Others feel stuck, couped up inside. The rain tends to make people feel sleepy, and the weather screams "take a nap" into the core of your soul. 
But when the rainy days come where your creative well seems to dry up, may writers simply wait for inspiration to strike. You might watch the clock tick by, procrastinate and scroll through social media, or twiddle your thumbs. Hope will wash over Continue Reading