Archive for the confidence Tag

Attention Is a Limited Resource

I rarely remember it, but I’d be a better writer if I did: What we think about matters. Because attention is a limited resource.   Sometimes I remember it’s important to exert energy to reserve my attention and find inspiration to write. And sometimes I completely ignore it. This is not another post on time management.  It’s about attention management. I believe there’s a
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Writing to Heal the Hole-Hearted

“The Artist is no other than he who unlearns what he has learned, in order to know himself.” – e.e. cummings So many authors wonder how they’ll finally become ready for the “big time.” I get it. I’ve wanted to know that for a long time too–to know my writing was good enough to be chosen. That would be such a rush
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How to Know If You Have What It Takes in 5 Seconds

You don’t have to know if you have what it takes. You just have to know that you will take what you’ve been given and make something of that. ~ Ann Voskamp As a coach and consultant to writers, I get asked one question constantly: “Do I have what it takes?” For over 13 years, I’ve spoken at writers conferences, always repeating
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