The Secret to Effortless Writing

Effortless Writing

I wrote this post in 10 minutes. No joke.

These days, writing is the most effortless it has ever been for me. I can crank out a thousand words in less than half an hour without breaking a sweat.

But it didn’t always used to be this way. It didn’t always use to be so easy.

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The World Needs More Artists

World Needs Artists

The other week week, I heard Ann Voskamp advocate for poetry over prose. She reminded that in a world of reality TV and fear-driven media, beauty can still captivate us.

I saw my friend Mark deliberate over the last final iterations of his memoir that’s about to be published. And I saw my other friend Carl spend night after night, recording his solo EP in a studio in downtown Atlanta.

I see all of this, and I realize: There is still a place for artists in this world.

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Book Ideas for Young Writers

Book Ideas for Young Writers

You’re just getting started as a writer. You’ve never published a book. And you want to. But you’re not quite sure how to begin. No publishers are knocking down your door, but you still feel like you’ve got a book in you. Do you wait? Do you try to get noticed? Do you keep polishing your book proposal skills? Maybe not. Maybe it’s time to get started now.

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