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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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It’s In the Air or Hey, that was my idea! by Pamela Jaye Smith

Great minds think alike. How many times have you seen your great idea (which you did not reveal to anybody) suddenly appear on the page or screen as someone else’s book or movie? How many times have your brilliant plot-lines devised over endless writers’ meetings and vats of coffee or bottles of wine ended up …