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Tag Archives: Diana Stout
I’m in a lot of online writer forums where I see the same repeated question coming from new writers. How do I find the motivation to write every day? My answer is: Use Jerry Seinfeld’s “productivity secret,” where his goal … Continue reading
Like any job, writing comes with its own highs and lows. See what this writer’s highs and lows have been. Continue reading
Asked to write an introduction to a Facebook writer’s group recently, Not wanting to write the usual intro composed of achievement, instead, I wrote… She steps out from the center of the crowd, several dozen individuals all clamoring for individual … Continue reading
Are you puzzled by all this talk of Deep POV? Want to know what it is and what it looks like? Continue reading
The Insecure Writer’s Support Group January 5 question – What’s the one thing about your writing career you regret the most? Were you able to overcome it? Any Regrets? This month’s question was easy to answer at first with an … Continue reading
Even though I’d been writing for nearly thirty years and writing various drafts, it wasn’t until I returned to school, learning how to teach college composition that I discovered the different drafts each had a name and a purpose. Once … Continue reading
What does a writer do once they’ve fallen away from the writing? What does getting back to normal look like? Can you get back to normal after Covid-19? Continue reading
2 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Be an Author.
1) There’s no money in it. Continue reading
Which comes first: form & genre or story idea? Continue reading
Making Changes Can Make a Difference Writers write in the best of times: when they’re healthy, working full-time, parenting, maintaining their homes, special celebratory events, births, and socializing. They write in the worst of times: when ill, laid off, dealing … Continue reading