What To Write, Today

Know you want to write, but can’t get started? Why not start a fun project, just for you?

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This episode: https://storyaday.org/episode237

@faithbougan’s tweet: https://twitter.com/FaithBoughan/status/1481844112546484225

Writing Prompt: https://storyaday.org/wow-irritable

Writing About Anger: https://storyaday.org/write-on-wednesday-anger/

Finding writing ideas: https://storyaday.org/finding-writing-ideas/

Breaking Writers’ Block ebook: https://amzn.to/3fGItKJ

The 3-Day Challenge: https://storyaday.org/3dc

The article that goes along with this podcast episode

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Are You An Overly-Emotional Creative?

I saw a tweet this week, asking ‘am I overly-emotional because I’m a writer, or a writer because I’m overly-emotional?” I have some thoughts…


This tweet, from author AD Graves, got me thinking (shared with permission) 

A link to this episode: https://storyaday.org/episode235

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Stripping It Back

Writing your bio and summaries of your work causes authors all kinds of angst, but I have good news: you’re probably trying to do too much and be too clever…and this comes to our writing lives too. It’s time to strip it all back to the essentials.


This episode: https://storyaday.org/episode234

Write Your Bio & Summary Workshop: https://storyaday.mykajabi.com/join-workshop


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You Are Unique – Bring It On

Setting writing goals for next year includes reflecting on what we’ve achieved in the past. In this episode I invite you to expand your definition of ‘success’ and talk about Stephen Sondheim. I also encourage you to see moments of frustration as signposts.


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Start Building Your Bio PLUS A Writing Prompt from Michael X. Wang

If you don’t know what to write in your bio…steal!

Plus a writing prompt from Michael X. Wang, author of the short story collection “Further News of Defeat”


The Writing Prompt: https://storyaday.org/2021-day-12/

Michael X. Wang’s “Further News of Defeat”: https://stada.me/mxwang

The 3-Day Challenge, a short story course: https://storyaday.org/3dc



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Selling Yourself, Selling Your Work

You have to talk about yourself and your work. I’m sorry if that makes you uncomfortable. The good news? If you can give yourself permission, you CAN learn to do this.


3 Day Challenge

Write Your Author Bio & Story Summary Essentials Guide

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Scenes vs Summary

What is the difference between writing a scene and writing a summary and when should you do each? I’m sharing notes from my upcoming workshop on that topic, in this episode. Learn why it’s important to write scenes not just summary. And learn when to use them.

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Find the story ‘Escape from the Dysphesiac People’ by Brandon Hobson in The Best American Short Stories 2021
Million Dollar Outlines by David Farland
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7 Revision Myths for Writer – Busted!

Seven peices of ‘advice’ you NEVER need to hear again, on the topic of revision. Come with me on a myth-busting adventure.

Plus a writing prompt called The Post-Modern Pop Song


This episode: storyaday.org/episode228

3-Day Challenge: storyday.org/3dc

The Writing Prompt: https://stada.me/prompt-pop

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