Ten New Creativity & Writing Blogs to Add to Your Reading List

Ten New Writing & Creativity

Having lots of writing resources at your fingertips is a great way to activate and support your creative process. When you feel stuck, need inspiration, or support, there are great creativity and writing blogs on the web ready to meet your needs. Well known blogs such as Write to Done, The Write Practice, Live Write Thrive, The Positive Writer and Goins, Writer, are well […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog Today

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Are you thinking of starting a blog but you have questions and hesitations that stop you from taking action? You may wonder if blogging is right for you, if you have the time to commit, or if you are ready to be writing for an audience. Blogging takes commitment and patience. You have to approach […]

Change Your Posture to Feel More Confident and Creative

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Do you ever feel like you could use a confidence boost? I know I do at times. Not only can we use confidence boosts throughout our days, but we can use them when it comes to our writing practice. Approaching our work from a place of empowerment can positively affect our work and experience of […]

Finished NaNoWriMo? What To Do Next

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“My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying.” ~ Anton Chekhov You have finished NaNoWriMo, which is a huge accomplishment. Congratulations! You finished strong, you wrote a draft of a book. You […]

Which Childhood Books Impacted Your Life?

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“All good and true book-lovers practice the pleasing and improving avocation of reading in bed … No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.” ~ Eugene Field The reason most of us are pulled to write is because we were readers first. Our experience with reading often started when […]

You Write the Words You Need to Heal

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“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” —Virginia Woolf When we write, we grow. When we write, we heal.  Writing throws us against our growth edges; it throws us against our fear. The writing process asks us to come face […]

Should You Participate In NaNoWriMo?

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“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try” ~ Brian Littrell Are you ready to participate in National Novel Writing Month? Or in other words, are you ready to write a fifty thousand word book in a month? Deciding if you are ready to commit to this goal can be both daunting and exciting. When […]

Follow This Simple Bedtime Routine To Get Writing The Next Day

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 “Wake up an artist; be an artist each day. Do what is before you to do. Be still, open and willing” ~ Aliye Cullu  Do you ever think about your day ahead and decide to get some writing done. However, you don’t end up getting started? You then decide to write tomorrow, but often tomorrow […]

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

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I am excited to announce that Finally Writing was nominated for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award! This is an award given by bloggers to fellow bloggers who inspire them and who are motivated to make the blogosphere a beautiful place. The award asks us to honor and learn more about the person behind the blog. […]

Four Ways Journaling Can Positively Change Your Life

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“The habit of writing for my eye is good practice. It loosens the ligaments.”  ~ Virginia Woolf We all have busy lives that take us in many different directions throughout the day. Before we know it, it is time to go to bed, wake up and do it all over again. Sometimes our days can […]