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DEADLINE: IMPOSSIBLE by Deborah Riley-Magnus

Is there anything more terrifying than a looming deadline? Whether it’s a weight loss goal before bikini season, tax fear of April 15th, or a publishing deadline, it can rattle the nerves in ways that seriously mess up our stomach for weeks. Just think about the deadlines we put on ourselves. Getting to work on …
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The Magical, Mystical, Multi-Dimensional Creative Process by Deborah Riley-Magnus

Where does it come from? The ideas? The overwhelming curiosity? The pull toward fruition all writer’s feel. Sure, we battle against project completion because of our fear of failure, or more likely, fear of success. That’s a topic for another blog. Today, let’s explore the extraordinary CREATIVE PROCESS. My theories about the writer’s creative process …
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Dumb Things Brilliant Authors Do by Deborah Riley-Magnus

At some point every single day I have to gasp at the amazing creative prowess of the authors I meet. Incredible ideas, creative approaches to the mundane, unpredictable plot twists, literary elegance, magical stories—that’s just a small cross-section of the talents that amaze me. I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve …