Tag Archives: resources for writers
Curation Corner: Quotes to inspire writers
Writer’s Digest shares this collection of 185 quotes they featured throughout 2021.
Some of my favorites…
“I wish I’d written more and worried less.” —Meg LaTorre from “Breaking In”
“Don’t live or write in a bubble. My creativity is fueled when I talk with other creative people.” —Melissa Croce from “Breaking In” [I have to work on this one. TH]
“A good twist should never leave the readers feeling tricked.” —Simon Gervais from “Twisty Business”
Challenge: Find at least one quote that can serve as bulletin board material.
Curation Corner: focusmate.com
I just finished a short Getting Our Creative Minds Back for 2022 session hosted by Jill Badonsky.
One resource she shared: focusmate.com–Where life gets done, together™
Here’s a helpful four-minute video overview from the University of Waterloo.
— 3 free sessions per week. No credit card required.
— clear community guidelines
— use of behavioral triggers to achieve a flow state:
Specificity in task definition
If you feel mired in procrastination and self-doubt, why not give it a try?
My first appointment is this coming Friday. Will let you know how it turns out.
Reminder: No affiliate links. Just thought it might be something that might help you crank out the next best seller/mega-corporation/cinematic masterpiece.
Curation Corner: Erika Dreifus’ Practicing Writer
I’ve followed the work of Erika Dreifus’ work for about three years, further proof of what a slacker I’ve been for not passing it along to you folks sooner.
And so, still in ‘slacker’ mode, I’ll let her monthly newsletter’s table of contents do my work for me:
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Editor’s Note: What’s New
- Success Stories
- Featured Resource
- Upcoming/Ongoing Contests, Competitions, and Other Opportunities (NO ENTRY OR APPLICATION FEES; PAYING OPPORTUNITIES ONLY)
- Submission Alerts!!! (NO SUBMISSION/READING FEES; PAYING CALLS ONLY)
- Blog Notes
- Newsletter Matters