Doubt Is The Writer’s Troll (How To Defeat It!)

I begin writing by feeling inspired, motivated and with an idea that is pushing on my insides, full of potential, wanting and needing to be expressed. The words start flowing, and my fingers dance across the keyboard. However, inevitably, my fingers begin to slow-down and eventually they come to a complete stop. I feel deflated, […]

Don’t Know What to Write? This Will Change That

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We want to write, we want to meet our goals, we want to have our words come to the page effortlessly and excitedly. However, we all have the inevitable days when we don’t have any clue what to write about. We know we should be moving forward, but we don’t know how. Our thoughts come […]

My First Video Post! What does it mean to be Finally Writing?

I am so excited to share with you my first video blog! I am trying something new here and thought I would take the opportunity to share with you what it really means to be Finally Writing. Also, you get a super helpful tool to immediately get aligned with your writing and flow. let me […]

5 Rules to Meet Your Writing Goals

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Do you have a writing goal? Maybe you would like to write 1,500 words a day, or write everyday, or have a book done by the end of the year, or just get one started. We feel strongly about what we want to to create or we feel the strong urge to create. However, too […]

What Writing a Horrible First Draft Reveals About You

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“Books and stories aren’t written—they are rewritten.” – Barnaby Conrad You finally start writing. You are underway and when you finish you realize you have a mess on your hands. The words are unpolished, your grammar is awful, your story doesn’t make sense. Your sentences run on for days. Your organization is confusing and would […]

Can’t Keep Up? 8 Ways to Simplify Your Writing Practice

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You set up a goal to write everyday. It is time to get serious. You have begun writing and enjoy it. You hit a stride–your blank screen fills with words. Your journal starts holding new weight from all the ink you’ve dropped on the pages. And then… Then your busy life starts creeping back in. […]

Here’s Why the Winter Solstice Matters to Writers

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Today is the day after the Winter Solstice and each day moving forward is going to get brighter. This is a time where we emerge from the darkest and longest day of the year and step more fully into light. This is a time of being inward, a time of learning to be comfortable with […]

Can Understanding Judgment Make You a Better Writer?

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I just dived into Deepak Chopra’s: 7 Spiritual Laws of Success. In the book he outlines 7 spiritual principles that realign us to our highest selves, ask us to step out of our own way and create success in all aspects of our lives. He writes about the importance of living without judgement because, when […]