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7 Incredibly Useful Writing Tips From a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author | Inc.com

Bret Stephens is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer who has penned hundreds of oped essays and news columns that have been read by millions of people. He recently joined <i>The New York Times</i> as an oped writer, after a long stint at <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> as one of their most widely read commentators on …

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Writing and the Creative Life: What are you afraid of?

The single greatest inhibitor to creativity is fear. Do you recognize any of these voices?<p>I am afraid of typing FADE IN.<p>I am afraid I won’t be able …

How I Wrote 200 Unique Blog Posts In 200 Days — A Formula For Infinite Creativity

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do …

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These 5-minute exercises will help you break out of a creative rut

Still, there ways to quickly boost creativity so that you can produce good work while staying on track to meet deadlines. The following seven exercises are scientifically proven to make you creative, and can be done in five minutes or less.<p>1. Do a doodle storm<p>While "doodling" might sound a lot like …

Prologue, Introduction, Preface, or Foreword: Which Is Right for You?

I’m currently working on my fifth nonfiction book and starting is always the hardest part. There are just so many options. Should I write a preface? …

Why Music Is a Writer’s Secret Weapon (+ Win a Year of Music for Writing)

We’re giving away a year of Spotify Premium and three fantastic writer’s playlists to one lucky winner! Enter to win now!Hi, fellow writers! I’m …

STORY BROADS: Want Story Ideas That Rock Your Socks Off? Use lists!

Great scripts start with great ideas. Sabina Giado explains how lists can be the best way to snare that great concept.The post STORY BROADS: Want …

Purple Prose: What It Is and How to Exterminate It

The first time I heard the term “purple prose” I was puzzled. Exactly what mistake was I being warned against. For years afterward I felt I knew …

How to Write a Novel in 6 Easy Steps

I’ve wanted to write a book since I was in first grade, but for three and a half decades, I didn’t. Below, I’ve listed the six things that helped me …

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