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Cynthia Lowman
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Writer and general nuisance
Writer and general nuisance

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If you’re reading this, it means I didn’t finish this blog post. Shame me accordingly. It’s time to talk about the worst F word around — failure. Failure nurtures fear like nothing else for me, and I suspect I am in a majority. Success is great. Failure…
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I have lots of ideas for topics on this blog. Some I start writing and intend to complete, but things happen during and after the initial writing that put obstacles in my way. One problem is I get even more ideas as I write, sometimes wandering off on…
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This was going to be a list of all podcasts in my player, but that’s too many. I needed an easier post while I work hard on making my Camp Nanowrimo goal, so I narrowed it down to my bedtime podcast list. These are podcasts that are lighter on music and…
Bedtime Podcast List
Bedtime Podcast List
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I don’t need no stinking writing ritual!   I was a firm believer in the free-spirited artist ideal. I would write when inspiration struck. I would produce great works with my freedom. I would live the dream. I would be… An Artiste! That didn’t work out so…
Writing Ritual
Writing Ritual
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The Writing Experiment: Third Report will be the last in this series for a while, because… I’m calling the experiment a success! I made more progress this month, and I feel confident I’m on the right path. Let’s take a look. Schedule Put simply, I rocked.…
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I’ve used rewards for goals in the past to satisfying effect. When I heard rewards work well for Questioners (from Gretchen Rubin‘s The Four Tendencies), I knew I needed to set up writing rewards for my goals. Who knew it would be such a chore? The…
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Maybe it sounds a little crazy when I claim minimalism helps writing. If you follow my Facebook page, you may have wondered why a writer would post her daily discards for the Minimalism Game. If you haven’t waved a dismissive hand at the screen, thanks…
Minimalism Helps Writing
Minimalism Helps Writing
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The thing about experiments, and most things in life, is that learning happens most from failure. While I haven’t fallen flat on my face with this writing experiment, I did wander into a bog of sorts. Some of it was my fault; some of it was beyond my…
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While I failed to set up my writing experiment like a true scientific experiment, I will still report findings. Don’t expect much scientific procedure with this either. This isn’t science class. It’s writing class (for me anyway). I use the term…
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Here's hoping this is a sign of a great future for #VictoriasLift and for me as a #writer when I have two interviews come out in one day. #podcast #shortstory #horror #interview
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