In my weekly live #askaWritingCoach chat this week, PJ Sharon and I chatted about stretches, good posture, and did desk exercises. We also gave away prizes. Tracee gave away either a copy of her...
Writer's Fun Zone by Beth Barany
Did you ever play Truth or Dare when you were young? It was probably thrilling, testing boundaries and building trust among your friends. As you said and did wilder and wilder things, your relationships grew stronger and the world opened up to new possibilities. Yet we grow out of Truth or Dare eventually, finding the dares childish, the truths too painful to admit. We learn to guard ourselves too deeply, developing layers of protection.
It’s great to be here at the Writer’s Fun Zone. Thanks for the invite! Today, I’d like to share a few tips on ergonomics from my recent non-fiction release, Overcome Your Sedentary Lifestyle (A Practical Guide to Improving Health, Fitness, and Well-being for Desk Dwellers and Couch Potatoes).
In my weekly live #askaWritingCoach chat this week, Heather Dakota and I chatted about creative flow, dealing with inner saboteurs, like procrastination, overwhelm, and comparing. We also gave away prizes. Heather gave away a manuscript consultation...
This year, I challenged myself and my students to “go digital” in terms of writing submission, feedback and reflection. Every one of my 98 students created a digital writing portfolio folder in their Google Apps for Education (GAFE) account; they then shared the folder with me and provided me editing rights.
When I first got the idea to write my novel it sounded fun and I couldn’t wait sit down at my laptop and start writing. It is still fun and exciting to me but I never imagined how difficult it would be to fit in writing along with working two jobs, spending time with my family and keeping my house clean!
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Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Raina Schell as she shares with us “Getting into the Head of Your Antagonists.”
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Jami Gray as she shares with us “To Conference, or not to Conference, That is the Question.”
Happy New Year! Time for resolutions and goal setting. Time for me to freak out. I’ve always hated the words goal and resolution. Oh, I had them – the same every year: lose weight, save money, get out of debt. But I never thought about the plans, the schedules, the hard work it took to achieve those goals, so I bailed and failed and told myself that it was better not to have goals so I could save myself from anxiety and disappointment.
On the Secrets of Writing Fiction with Beth Barany + special guest, urban Fantasy author Irene Radford
In my weekly live #askaWritingCoach chat this week, Irene Radford and I chatted about secrets of writing fiction, inspiration, publishing, researching genealogy and more.