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Author Archive | Beth Mende Conny
Here’s a recap of some great Web links I’ve posted on Facebook. New ones go up every Thursday, so “Like” Write Directions. And don’t forget to subscribe to Write Directions’ monthly newsletter, which also lists resources for writers, in addition to original articles, publishing info, inspirational quotations, etc. WordCounter How often do you repeat yourself in your writing? Here’s an objective way to find out! Image as featured on Wordcounter.com. Tips for Aspiring Op-Ed Writers 15 […]
Relax and enjoy the process.
Your writer friend loves pens, trust me, she does! But, like any musician who has five piano ties in the closet, writers appreciate a variety of writing-themed gifts. Here are ten ideas sure to delight and inspire.
Take care of the present, and all else will follow.
Stale writing comes from stale thoughts.
I’m often asked what it’s like to be a writer — how I spend my days, how I experience the world. And so I will be sharing occasional essays from the front lines of my writing life. Enjoy! A few months ago, I was in line at the supermarket, scanning magazine covers (less fattening than scanning candy bars) and flipping through People magazine. On the cover: Princess Kate holding the royal baby, Prince George Alexander […]
What is your heart telling you to do today?
Same old, same old is uninspiring to writers and readers alike.
November’s National Novel Writing Month(tm) is about to begin. Gear up with inspiration from NaNoWriMo(tm) winners in this recording of our Ready, Set, Write teleclass. Our experts share their ups and downs, favorite writing apps, and their secrets for maintaining the blistering speed that propelled them across the finish line. They’ll convince you that you, too, are up to the challenge! SaveSave