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My #1 Tool for Productive Writers, Part 1

“There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open up a vein.” – Walter Wellesley Smith For a long time, I believed the hype about being a more productive writer. I thought the usual advice about setting goals, getting on a schedule and visualizing was right on. But I think for some of us it’s not enough. There are deeper
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Why We’ve Got to Learn to Say No

“There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book.” Saul Below, The Living Novel: A Symposium, 1957 I think no matter who you are, no matter how you grew up, every Christian writer struggles to say no to others. Some may learn to
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Distraction – The day has just started and I haave 24 new emails. I don’t have time to fix that typo… The Wikipedia entry for distraction is here.  It's basically "divided attention." " Here are 2 pics from that page.  I fought to read today’s entry in Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest. (I at least know this much, that
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