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Weekly Words - a quote, a tool, and a tip for writers

"Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.” Jane Yolen

A Writing Tool

On Writing, A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King is one of the most beloved writing resources. In the book, he shares his writing journey along with the many struggles he had in his life and writing. He also offers practical advice for writers and shares the importance of persistence. Warning: as with his fiction books, this one can get a little gory at times.

Tip to Avoid Writer's Block

End each writing session mid-sentence. It is rumored that Hemingway wrote this way to avoid writer's block.

There's a Story Here: Zanzibar, Tanzania, 2017

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