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Shanan Haislip (The Procrastiwriter)
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Love to write or talk about writing or procrastinate when you should be writing? Check out www.theprocrastiwriter.com.
Love to write or talk about writing or procrastinate when you should be writing? Check out www.theprocrastiwriter.com.

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When a Writer Goes Dark (a look back at 2017) - more NaNo, books to read, Cole update, much more. #amwriting #nanodetox #writing #christmas2017

Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating. I promised in my last post to include a little update about where I’ve been throughout 2017. Have I been busy procrastinating? Not really. Okay, maybe a little. 2017 has been a growing year, a changing year.…
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Dude, Where's My 50,000 Words? And Other Things #NaNo 2017 Taught Me #amwriting #momwriters #nanowrimo2017 #womenwriters #team50k

Don’t start the reveille for my comeback tour yet. Things are still busy around here. But I’ve waited a long time to make an update. Almost a year, which, in blog years, is ten years. I’ve been on the fringes of the blogosphere but in all honesty, I’ve…
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[Guest Post] Creative Ways to Battle Writer's Block by Ben Russel. #writewednesday #writersblock #creativity #amwriting

This morning, please welcome writer Ben Russel to The Procrastiwriter! His helpful thoughts on battling the all-consuming writer’s block will help you march past all kinds of creative impasses. Ben works as a content marketing expert contributing to…
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So I Failed at #NaNo and Other Updates. #amwriting #monday #multiplesclerosis

Hi, friends. Here I am again. It’s been a wild six months. Here’s a brief summary. Cole moved to his crib. He hit his 4 month sleep regression and now we all sleep poorly. I decided to start NaNo. I made great headway on NaNo. I lost my way in my novel. I…
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Symbolism is a neglected art. Are you using symbols effectively in your #writing? #christianwriters #fridayfunday #guestpost

Welcome author Jonathan Vars back to the blog! Jonathan Vars is a Christian fiction writer from New England, founder of the writing website voltampsreactive.com. His work in literary analysis of classic films and literature has been published by academic…
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Are YOU Cut Out to Be a #Freelance #Writer? Author Cassie Phillips explains. #WWWBlogs #womenwrite #writewednesday #amwriting #freelancer

Today, please welcome Cassie Phillips to the blog! Cassie is a blogger for Secure Thoughts. She’s spent several years working as a freelance writer, so she’s very familiar with the particular challenges freelancers face. She’s also an excellent…
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"He loved Big Brother." How to write an unforgettable closing line [guest post] #amwriting #writewednesday #bigbrother #christianwriters

This morning, please welcome author Jonathan Vars to the blog! Jonathan Vars is a Christian fiction writer from New England, founder of the writing website voltampsreactive.com. His work in literary analysis of classic films and literature has been…
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A Podcast for Your Creative Self: Creative Giant! #wwwblogs #amwriting #podcasts #parenting @charliegilkey @womancraftbooks @joannapenn

I absolutely love podcasts. If you don’t, you should. These days, podcasts are essential to keep my creative fires from fading out under the weight of the rest of life. To extend the metaphor, hearing from other creatives is like oxygen on hot coals,…
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Making time to write with a newborn (and other news)! #wwwblogs #writing #babies #onwednesdayswewrite

Hi everyone. It’s been a damn sight six months since I’ve made a true, honest-to-goodness update. Except for eulogizing my favorite-ever writer, Pat Conroy, back in March, of course. I wanted to share the most major thing going on in my life right now,…
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Motivation Monday: A Cry of Pure Frustration. #amwriting #MondayBlogs

The fact that you just flushed an entire writing notebook down the toilet, page by page, is completely normal and …Continue reading →
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