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Creative thinking, idea generation, creative problem solving

Creative thinking, idea generation, creative problem solving

The Benefits of Bouncing

 It’s a no-brainer to have your completed work objectively assessed, edited and critiqued before you publish or send out into the world – but what about while you’re stuck in the thick of it? I always have questions and doubts while I’m writing.

Is that first sentence powerful enough? Is that line funny? Does this moment feel emotional engaging? Is the end of the scene strong enough? Is this idea actually a bit crap? That sort of thing.

 

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Can't Find Time to Write? Get Carving

 There’s only one person on the planet interested in protecting your writing time and that’s you. It's time to pull up the drawbridge and fill the moat with piranha. 

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Why Hitting The Beach Should Be Top of Your 2016 To-Do List

 Already making plans for 2016? Me too.

No matter how often I remind myself I’m on holiday the old grey matter keeps circling back to the tasks that lie ahead. Our lives are now so frantic and achievement focused I don’t think I’m alone in finding it difficult to truly “turn off” during our precious holidays.

Annoying? Hell, yes. Productive? Not really.

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  1. Re: The Most Effective Antidote for Productive Writing Ever?

    Thanks Fiona! Much appreciated. KB

    --Kathryn Burnett

  2. Re: The Most Effective Antidote for Productive Writing Ever?

    I've been writing for the whole of my children's lives. First my BA, then Masters, now Phd, and also...

    --fionakiwi

  3. Re: Can't Find Time to Write? Get Carving

    Of course you have to be focussed to write and having an end goal is a great help - Playa Flamenca

    --Playa FLamenca

  4. Re: Why Hitting The Beach Should Be Top of Your 2016 To-Do List

    I agree Kathryn. Goal setting is so important.

    --Toby

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