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Setting Inspiration for Work-in-progress

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Music for Your Book Trailer

A little while back, I posted a link to my cheezy amateur book trailer. I chose a song by Austra, called Hurt Me Now. Something about the song captured the darkness and desperation of my protagonist’s story. It’s always amazed … Continue reading

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Book Trailer Fun

Creating a visual with music helps you step into your story world I made a cheezy amateur “book trailer” for my work-in-progress…. I had never used Windows Movie Maker or anything before, so it was kind of an experiment. Made … Continue reading

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Landslide – The Gratitude Files, Music Edition

Today, and everyday, I am thankful for music. Some days I’m not sure I’d get through without it, and when it comes to writing inspiration there is nothing better. Today, let’s appreciate this beauty by Stevie Nicks with Fleetwood Mac, … Continue reading

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The Gratitude Files

So recently I saw that the daughter of my good friend is now old enough to be insightful and amazing and has her own Facebook page to prove it. There were many examples of why this is, but what really stood … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block & Filling the Creative Well – #firstdraftproblems

Does walking away from your writing help when your creative well has gone dry? Many say just going for a walk, taking a shower or folding the laundry gives those seeds of inspiration planted somewhere in the back of your … Continue reading

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5 Simple Steps to Summoning the Writer’s Muse

“Never forget that the nurturing and preservation of your own muse is job one. Lose it and you may be losing a great deal.” ~Robert Genn So it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about any progress on my novel. … Continue reading

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My Tea Has Gone Cold (Inspiration–It’s Hot)

This post was inspired by a question I once posed on my Facebook, which was “Does anybody else repeatedly pour themselves a big cup of hot tea only to forget about it until it’s ice cold?” Apparently, I’m not alone … Continue reading

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The Seed

I’ve been neglecting this blog. But frankly, I’m surprised I’ve kept up with it all. Worse yet, I’ve also been neglecting my book. I’m one of those people who starts things and never finishes them. They get swept aside with the dust … Continue reading

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