Month: July 2012

Writers And Toddlers All Go Through PHASES | Tips for Sparking Creativity

Two-year-old\’s go through PHASES. Writers also go through PHASES. Ours just isn\’t as messy and filled with tantrums (most of the time). BUT, if you are going through a writing \”phase\” and you have a gut feeling your stuff isn\’t what it could be, or no matter how hard you wrack your brain, nothing good …

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Writing Creativity Can\’t be Forced : Guest Blogger Kathy Durham Sell (Aspiring Children\’s Author)

 Writing isn’t hard. Writing is easy.  I’m doing it right now for this blog post. It’s idea-generation that’s the challenge. How do you take our over-committed, multi-tasking brains and clear the deluge of thoughts in order to open up creativity? How many times have you sat down to write, and instead wound up with a …

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Finding Writing & Ideas in Obvious Places-Guest Post from Author Shannon Medisky

      I\’m frequently asked, \”Where do you get all your ideas?\” I imagine some may think it\’s simply a matter of waiting for them to fall into my lap. And, admittedly, on a good day, they do. But more often than not, they don\’t and any amount time spent waiting for this to …

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School Library Journal's SummerTeen On-Line Event

Greeting everyone! Today I want to shine the spotlight on a great website and an amazing even. SummerTeen is a wonderful gathering for some of today’s brightest authors, talking about YA lit and the latest in romance, mystery and science fiction as well as hot new trends like dystopian and apocalyptic fiction, re-imagined classics and …

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School Library Journal\’s SummerTeen On-Line Event

Greeting everyone! Today I want to shine the spotlight on a great website and an amazing even. SummerTeen is a wonderful gathering for some of today’s brightest authors, talking about YA lit and the latest in romance, mystery and science fiction as well as hot new trends like dystopian and apocalyptic fiction, re-imagined classics and …

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