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Michael Mahin
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Children's Author, Screenwriter, Wannabe Rockstar
Children's Author, Screenwriter, Wannabe Rockstar

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As all athletes know, whether you’re getting ready for a basketball game or a short jog, you need to loosen up. But for elite athletes, just like writers, loosening up isn’t just about warming up the physical body; it’s also about preparing yourself…
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Attitude is everything. You’ve heard it a thousand times. You’ve probably even said it yourself. And yet, sometimes a bad attitude still gets the best of us. Sometimes we hate our writing. Sometimes we hate our agents. And sometimes, maybe, we even hate…
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If you’re like me, you love writing. And…you hate it. Sometimes at the time. We writers are full of contradictions when it comes to writing. We savor our alone time, yet we want to be loved by our peers. We want to create art, yet we want to be on the…
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Like most of us, Ray Bradbury was a lover of stories. Dime novels, comic books, anything with words. But as he wrote in his classic memoir on the craft of writing, Zen in the Art of Writing, this love of stories made it hard for him to find his own…
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REVIEW: How to Be a Writer: Building Your Creative Skills Through Practice and Play (Writer’s Digest Books 2010).

http://www.michaelmahin.com/deliberate-practice-for-writers/

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REVIEW: How to Be a Writer: Building Your Creative Skills Through Practice and Play (Writer’s Digest Books 2010).

http://www.michaelmahin.com/deliberate-practice-for-writers/
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REVIEW: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles (Black Irish, 2002). Resistance is the name that best-selling author Steven Pressfield gives to writer’s block and those things, both internal and external, that rise up…
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