A nice roundup for the week.

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From David Farland’s Kick in the Pants—Beating Writer’s Block. Read more…

From Steven Pressfield. The Office Is Closed. Read more…

From Romance University. I Went To RWA Nationals and Got A Lot More Than A Bag From Harlequin. By Pat Haggerty. Read more…

This Week’s Quote:
“Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”  -Joshua J. Marine

Learning…Always learning.

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From Wired. What’s Up That: Why It’s So Hard to Catch Your Own Typos. By Nick Stockton. Hat tip to the Passive Voice. Read more…

This week’s quote:
“Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.” – Zig Ziglar

A Tribute: RIP Robin Williams

From NPR’s Bob Mondello: Listen here…

This week’s post is for the writer in all of us.

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On the many dreams of writing. From Writer Unboxed. By Jeanne Kisacky. Read more:

How to keep writing. Break it down. From Writer Unboxed. By Claire Cook. Read more: 

In praise of slower writing. From Romance University. By Maggie Bolitho. Read more: 

This Week’s Quote:
“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out stumbling blocks.”  -Jack Penn

Hope your summer has been a great one. Here are some tips for Romance Writers.

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From Romance University. JUST DESSERT: why a whole book can’t be a happy ending. By  Damon Suede. Read more:

From Romance University . Five Ways to Make Good Writing Great.. By Linda George. Read More:

This Week’s quote:
“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.”  – Arnay Janos