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Write Directions newsletter for writers and their books - how-to articles about writer's block, publishing, engaging writing - written by Beth Mende Conny, author and writing coach

Attention subscribers!

Heading your way — February’s Write Directions newsletter. Features include: 5 great websites for writers Word choice — the right word at the right time Inspirational quotes for writers Unblock Writer’s Block teleclass (no more procrastination!) Subscribers also gain access to previous newsletter issues!

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Unblock writer's block teleclass - stop procrastinating, gain momentum, create strategies, identify your blocks and ways to overcome them. Take this teleclass from anywhere in the world! Taught by Author Beth Conny of Write Directions.

Unblock writer’s block

Writer’s block is inevitable. But that doesn’t mean you have to be blocked for long. Not if you understand the true nature of blocks, the benefits they offer and the many ways you can work yourself over, above, around and through them. We’ll tackle each of these things together, so you can create strategies to maintain your writing momentum. In this class, you’ll learn how to: Distinguish between procrastination and “creative pit stops” Identify the […]

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Beth Mende Conny's art exhibit, "Tis the season to be inspired," will be Sat., Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m., at Unique Optique, 9 W. Patrick Street in beautiful Historic Downtown Frederick, MD.

“tis the season to be inspired”

Join me! “Tis the Season to be Inspired” — and you will be at my exhibit of original art and writings on Saturday, Dec. 6, 5-8 p.m., in historic Downtown Frederick, MD. The show couples my original art with inspirational quotations. You’ll be able to purchase prints, stationery and magnets for those on your holiday list. So drop by for a lovely evening of conversation and inspiration! Looking forward to seeing you! Unique Optique, 9 W. Patrick St., […]

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Beth Mende Conny of Write Directions and Lifenicity will be teaching a how to write a book class via teleclass. It is called Time Management for Writers

Win the Pulitzer! Find time to write!

November newsletter — articles you won’t want to miss! How to win a Pulitzer Prize Publisher Weekly’s Top 5 bestsellers (fiction, nonfiction and children’s books) November’s inspirational meditation Writers’ pop quiz Subscribe to Write Directions monthly newsletter today!   A live WriteDirections teleclass you won’t want to miss!   Find time to write — Beth’s top 10 tips Thursday, Nov. 6, 12-1 p.m., EST $25, includes downloadable handouts You have more time to write than you think — and this […]

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A Taste of What You Missed

Are you a Write Directions newsletter subscriber? Did you know my newsletter subscribers get exclusive information that is NOT shared on my blog? For those that may have missed it, here is a little sample of what my September newsletter subscribers received. Sign up today so you don’t miss my October newsletter, going out next week! Sign up today so you don’t miss my October newsletter, going out next week! Hooray, September! I love back-to-school season. […]

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Beth Mende Conny of Write Directions shares news about her mother, Judy Korotkin, being profiled in USA Today.


Wow! My 87-year-old mom, Judy Korotkin, was in USA Today! An article about cool stuff folks were doing in their retirement. She’s writing poetry. Pretty inspiring, and not just because she’s my mom–the fact that she’s been so prolific. Hope I can say the same when I reach her age.

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