Tag Archives: War of Art

A PROFESSIONAL SEEKS ORDER

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  Some years ago, when I was working as a court reporter in civil court, I reported a wrongful termination trial.  It probably wouldn’t have been memorable except for the fact that the plaintiff’s attorney was a walking disaster. This … Continue reading

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WHEN YOUR BRAIN GETS IN YOUR WAY

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Now we come to the third and most difficult part of an idea’s journey to becoming a first draft story, and that is the brain.  That’s right.  The very thing responsible for making us capable of placing words next to … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 7: AND NOW WE REST (AND WATCH EPISODES OF “LOST”)

So now we come to the end of the Blog Overhaul, and I must admit, pink am I tickled.  I originally decided to write about overhauling my blog as a way to share the process with other Gonnabe Writers who … Continue reading

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GO DEEP

Steven Pressfield talks about “Depth of Work” this week over at his blog and unmasked the true culprit behind the blue funk I’ve been mucking about with this past month. While it is true that I’ve been at the computer … Continue reading

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WANNABE VS. GONNABE – WHAT’S THE DIFF?

I have read a lot of books on writing throughout the years — A LOT of books on writing.  It all sounded great, logical, reasonable.  It all made sense.  And yet, I never really got off my duff and did … Continue reading

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