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Short and Sweet Advice For Writers: Stop Putting Yourself Down

Fantastic words of advice to boost writers’ confidence and self belief – from Jamie Lee Wallace

Live to Write - Write to Live

girl pig insultIf you’re like most writers (even the working ones), you would like to spend more time (and make more money) writing. You might write as a side hustle, pro bono, or “just for fun.” Or, if you’re like me, you might make your living writing, but only because you do a lot of commercial (vs. creative) work – copywriting, content marketing, etc.

My writing life includes bits of each of these scenarios. I make my living writing website content, ebooks, reports, blog posts, etc. for corporate, business-to-business (B2B) clients mostly in the technology and marketing industries. I take on the occasional side project to write a paid feature for an arts or lifestyle magazine. I also write a bi-weekly column for my local paper as a pro bono gig. And, finally, I journal, blog, and write fiction “just for fun.”

That’s a lot of writing.

Still, when someone asks what…

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Even More Art With food!

This wonderful food art might inspire your creative writing! Why not write a short piece about your favourite cuisine? Or a memorable meal you enjoyed… with friends, with your pet, or alone, at home or in foreign fields… Think about all of your senses when you write it: sight, sound, taste, touch and smell!
Happy New Year and Happy New Writing!


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Writing Tip: 5 Tips For Writing Your Best Nature Poems

Here’s an inpsiring Writing Tip from Creative Talents Unleashed about Nature Poetry – to help reawaken your senses and stimulate your your next creative poem about nature…!

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