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Patience and other writing virtues

Are you a "slow" writer who struggles to write once a week, let alone every day? Do you like GIFs of cute dogs? Then you've come to the right place.

Why all writers need a community like Modwords

Strip away the traditional success writers chase after, and you’re left with one thing: the love of stories.That’s the core of the ModWords community.

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Anxiety & performance writing: when a performance falls flat

I recently performed my all-time favorite short story -- and I totally bombed it. Let's learn from my mistakes, shall we?

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Let’s talk about creative burnout

When writing is your day job, your side gig, and your hobby, you really feel the creative burnout. Let's talk about how to tackle it.

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7 useful writing terms every writer should know

Ever heard of a polyptoton? Know how to use epizeuxis in your writing? Here are just a few useful writing terms and devices to add to your ever-growing arsenal.

How to make a living on Upwork

Learn how to write winning Upwork proposals, optimize your profile to find steady work, and build rapport with clients.

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How to use Pinterest to plan your novel

Pinterest is one of my favorite tools across the board (see what I did there?), especially for writing.

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When depression murders your muse

Depression can wreck your writing life — but there are a few ways you can reclaim your creativity even if you can't write.

Why you should take a break from your story

Got a manuscript sitting in a drawer somewhere, gathering dust? Good.

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