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Kristina Adams
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Author. Poet. Blogger. Productivity for Writers is out now!
Author. Poet. Blogger. Productivity for Writers is out now!

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"The individuals who performed best acknowledged their #anxiety--as opposed to suppressing it. Those who tried to pretend they weren't feeling anxious or those who worried that anxiety was going to hurt them, performed worse."
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"Even though I did not complete my 50,000 words in 30 days, and so technically did fail, I don’t truly feel like a failure. There is more to it than just the numbers."
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#Writing can be a great way to deal with what's going on in your life. It can be a great painkiller, too! (No, really.) Find out why in my blog post for The Creative Penn:
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By far, the best writers I’ve ever met are the ones with English Literature degrees. This is no coincidence: these people read books like some of us drink coffee, or big cars guzzle fuel. They read fast, they read often, and they read actively.
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Your #authorbrand isn’t about who you are when you’re sitting around the table eating tea with your family. It’s about who you want the world to see you as.
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Can anyone #selfpublish a book?

Yes.

And no.

Any maybe.
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When you cut scenes from your book for the first time, it's like getting your super-long hair cut the first time. It’s weird, and you’re scared to do it, but once it’s done, you enjoy how free it makes you feel.
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"So-called social media consultants will say things like, 'You have to use photography and video. That’s the future.'

OK, that’s like asking 'How do I cook something people will like?' and being told to use food."
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"This is a guide to writing your best heroine yet. Whether it’s for a literary bildungsroman or a young adult romance, knowing how to transition a young woman into, well, womanhood can make your female characters’ history believable and multi-layered.

I think of writing this as like writing about a flower, in the process of blooming. Or like Beyoncé, in the process of writing about her pain.

So, I’ve come up with three stages of this flowering process that you can apply to the characterisation of womanhood."
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You really don't need to get up at stupid o'clock in the morning to be #productive. Here's what you DO need to do:
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