Procrastination Why you can’t get started and what you can do about it.

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Finding the Elephant…

What's it mean to be "creative?" Says the great John Cleese, that's an almost impossible question to answer. Easier is to ask yourself,...

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Seven Toxic Habits That Could Wreck Your Writing Career

"It is a great thing," said Cicero, "to know our vices." With that in mind, let's dig in and take a look at some positively poison habits...

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The Single Secret to Success?

Tom Bay wrote a book about Harvard Business School Grads and their financial success — or lack of it. About 10 years after...

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How Other Writers Get “In the Mood”

What's the parallel between writers? No matter how different their writing routines, each of these writers -- and thousands of others who...

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Gene Schwartz’s 33-minute Secret

Get a kitchen timer and put it on your desk. Set it for 33 minutes. Now start writing. Write anything.  Just fill the page. If you...

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10 “Speed-Copy” Secrets

The better you get at writing good copy, the more clients will want access to your time. In the beginning, you'll want to give it to them....

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Thinking Inside The Box

What is creativity? I'm sure you've heard the cliche that gets kicked around, about the value of thinking "outside the box." But in my...

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The Curse of the Modern Age

“For a list of the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life,” says Alice Kahn, “please press...

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Is Social Networking… TOO Social?

Time magazine did a back-o’-the-napkin calculation.  Suppose you estimate about five million of these “25 Random Things”...

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How to Write Faster

Regardless of what kind of writing you do, says a study from the National Writing Project of Louisiana, three key components seemed to...

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