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My New Years Look at How to Solve Procrastination

Imagine everyone sitting down everyday and diligently typing out their novels--hour after hour--with no breaks, no doubts, and no crumbs on the keyboard. Yeah sure! Makes me laugh...ha ha...writers don't really do that. Do they? Can they?

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Do You Know How to do a Writing Critique?

Hearing your own work critiqued can lead to a knee-jerk reaction filled with defensive indignation. Others obviously didn't understand. You start to explain and try to bring them to a point of agreement, but it doesn't happen. You view the person doing the critique as an idiot--unworthy of being in the same room with your genius and a total waste of your time.