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How to OVERCOME WRITER’S BLOCK – Use Aaron’s Paragraph Chase Method

What happens when you encounter writer’s block? How do you get past it? What is writer’s block anyway and how does it put your writing at risk? More importantly, it can put your livelihood at risk. When it happens, and it will, you can get past it. Aaron explains his paragraph chase method and two other keys to getting past the BLOCK! Here’s a link to an excellent book by Steven King on the craft of writing on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2BqPr2J
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Categories: motivation and writing.

Is This Best-Selling Author Worth Your Time?

Map of Bones by James Rollins is an entertaining roller coaster of a book. But is it worth purchasing and reading? This review delves into a few of the peculiarities of the book and discusses if it’s worth the money. Rollins is an NYT best-selling author, so it should be good. Well, maybe. Watch the video and discover the good and the not-so-good about the book. There are no intentional spoilers in this review. Here’s the Amazon link to Map of Bones by James Rollins: https://amzn.to/2DreUfN Check out the video and see what you think. Thank you for watching and
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Categories: Reviews and writing.

Hemingway and writing

Hemingway and writing After debating writing a book about my experience on Denali, I have searched for wisdom and insight. My thoughts turned to Hemingway and writing. The reader needs to be compelled to read the experience, to live it with me. As this writer shared: https://lamplighter.cooperyoung.org/2010/10/01/what-makes-hemingway-great/ the difference between Henry Miller and Ernest Hemingway is stark. But what’s most interesting is the response to the blog entry. One person commented essentially that Hemingway’s novels had sad, pointless endings. A Farewell to Arms can be viewed in this way, certainly. Please read the comment by commenter Lobh. It’s enlightening. As
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Categories: denali and writing.