There’s lots of advice out there to persist, to keep trying, that no one gets anywhere without working regularly. Take … More What Does Effective Persistence Look Like?
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We want our creative work to be fast and easy. Inspiration is the word we use for the magical shortcut. But is it worth the wait?
November is almost here, and that means it’s time for National Novel Writing Month. This year will be my 13th … More NaNoWriMo: Impossible Fun