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Why You Have To Keep On Writing, Even When You’re Not

“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.”  ― Friedrich Nietzsche This post is for a friend who is struggling with her writing at the moment. Sometimes we all feel like chucking it in. We think about how much easier our life would be without the urge to write, the need to have written, the pull …

Lisa RiveroWhy You Have To Keep On Writing, Even When You’re Not

We go both round and upward: Why every writer should attend writer’s conferences

“Life is a journey up a spiral staircase; as we grow older we cover the ground we have covered before, only higher up; as we look down the winding stair below us we measure our progress by the number of places where we were but no longer are. The journey is both repetitious and progressive; we go both round and …

Lisa RiveroWe go both round and upward: Why every writer should attend writer’s conferences

Answering Laura Stanfill’s Seven Questions

Today I am tickled to be a part of Laura Stanfill’s Seven Question series, where she gives other writers a chance “to talk about writing from many different viewpoints and to address the question of why we, as human beings, are driven to create.” Laura’s questions were fun and thought-provoking. Be sure to check our her blog and beautiful travel …

Lisa RiveroAnswering Laura Stanfill’s Seven Questions
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Coffee and Oranges in a Sunny Chair: Sunday Links for Writers

I do like this new habit of using a template for the weekly link round-up! I’ve been adding to this week’s collection link by link, as I found them, so when I woke up this morning—wallah!—all that was left was to tie up loose ends, proofread, and publish. From Nina Badzin: Why the Rush to Publish? Regular readers of this …

Lisa RiveroCoffee and Oranges in a Sunny Chair: Sunday Links for Writers
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Coffee and Oranges in a Sunny Chair: Sunday Links for Writers

It’s been awhile since I shared some links for writers, so with the new school year, it seems a good time to get back into the habit. To make it easier to make the habit stick, I’m setting up a post template of sorts (if you are interested in the details of how to do this on WordPress.com, check back …

Lisa RiveroCoffee and Oranges in a Sunny Chair: Sunday Links for Writers