Tag Archives: writing

Deadlines

What is a writer to do with time constraints? By participating in NaNoWriMo last year, (National Novel Writing Month) I personally learned that I write best when I have a certain goal to accomplish each day. That goal helps me push myself to complete it. Even if I’m too tired or getting discouraged, I know I have a goal in ...

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Writer’s Block and Procrastination

The other day, my friend, Gracia, asked for tips on overcoming writer’s block and procrastination. I thought I’d share here what I told her. Writer’s block is a tough subject. I experience it quite frequently and it’s hard to get rid of. Sometimes, the best thing is to put the project aside for a few days and not think about ...

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iBeGat.com’s “End of Summer 20.11 Writing Contest!”

End of Summer 20.11 Winner! Meet Danielle Dodge, our End of Summer 20.11 winner! Not only did she win first place, she did so by submitting her essay on her passion for writing. Often, stories of summer’s highlights involve outdoor adventures, fantastic trips, family reunions, or some other new adventure. Danielle took her love for writing and discovered she not ...

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Write the Vision

“Then the Lord answered me and said:’ Write the vision And make it plain on tablets, That he may run who reads it.’” (Habakkuk 2:2 NKJV) Do you have a vision? Has God placed a dream on the inside of you? The Word tells us in Jeremiah 29:11 that God has a good plan for each one of us, so ...

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Research: The Backbone of Any Article

There’s an old saying in the newsroom that goes something like this: “You’re only as good as your sources.” That’s actually very true. Think about it; if your sources aren’t good ones, your information within your article, essay, school report or book will be flawed. Find Good Sources of Information: Sources come in all shapes and sizes—from books to websites ...

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