Monthly Archives: February 2011

Six Strategies for Silencing Your Internal Editor

Is your Internal Editor friend or foe? It can be both. When we’re in the midst of revisions, the Internal Editor is our ally. But when we’re pouring forth a rough draft, we don’t need that critical voice hampering our … Continue reading

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Facebook Author Pages

Getting a Facebook author page is a snap. I set up Keli Gwyn, Author this week, and it took just a few minutes. Why did I chose to add an author page when I already have a personal page? I … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Making Wise Use of Social Networking Time

Many of us struggle to make wise use of our online time. When I wrote my last post, Are You a Social Media Junkie?, I suspected that I’m not alone in my desire to manage this aspect of my writing … Continue reading

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Are You a Social Media Junkie?

Do you race for the computer each morning eager to find out who’s saying what to whom? Are there comments on my blog post? Did anyone “like” my Facebook status? Do I have any DMs on Twitter? Or perhaps your … Continue reading

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Productivity Tip: Break it up

Do you want to get more done in a day? Break your activity into pieces. I learned this lesson when I was working as an assistant editor by day and taking college classes by night. We published textbooks, and my … Continue reading

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Living in Limbo Land

Limbo Land. A place writers know all too well. We spend hours writing, waiting to reach The End. We share our work with our critique partners and eagerly await their feedback. We send out contest entries, queries, book proposals. And … Continue reading

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How to Handle Pressure

Enough! I’ve got too much on my plate already. I can’t handle any more pressure. Have you ever said that to yourself? I have. Many times. Pressure is one of Twelve Troublemakers that plagues me as a writer. I’m exploring … Continue reading

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