Stanalei Fletcher

"It's all about the journey"

January 23rd, 2015

Digging a bit deeper into your story.

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The Power of Negative Thinking. From Steven Pressfield. By Shawn Coyne. Read more…

The David Lean Rule. By Steven Pressfield. Read more…

Missed Connections: How Characterization Creates Chemistry. From Romance University. By Harrison Demchick. Read more…

How Will You Celebrate The Very First National Readathon Day? Check it out here…

This Week’s Quote:
“The best things in life aren’t things.” – Art Buchwald

January 16th, 2015

A fun variety of favorites to start the new year off.

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Six Things Every Writer Needs To Succeed. From Writer Unboxed. By ML Swift. Read more… 

Churning It Out. By Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Hat tip to Lyn Worthen. Read more…

Increase Your Brain Power. By David Farland. Read more…
The Power of 15 Minutes. From Romance University. By Kristina Knight. Read more… 

This Week’s Quote:
“Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.” – Claude M. Bristol

December 12th, 2014

Trying out a new look. I’m also gearing up for New Year’s Resolutions. Sometimes it helps to plan ahead for the ones that will make for a productive year. 

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Even More New Year’s Resolutions For Writers. From Writer Unboxed. By Keith Cronin. Read more…

How To Become a Writers. From Writer Unboxed. By Lisa Cron. Read more…

Manuscript Readiness. From Romance University. By Heather Webb. Read more…

The Five Stages of New Writer’s Grief. From Writer Unboxed. By Keith Cronin. Read more…

This Week’s Quote:
“Continuous effort is the key to unlocking our potential.”  – Black Elk, Native American

December 5th, 2014

Now that NaNoWriMo 2014 is in the books, here are some things to help us get ready for the new year.

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Can A Published Author Find Life Balance? From Romance University. By Kelsey Browning. Read more…

20 Ways To Become A More Productive Writer. From The Book Designer. By Joel Friedlander. Read more…

Finding The Courage To Dream Big. By David Farland. Read more…

This Week’s Quote:
“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese

November 28th, 2014

After a thankful weekend, there are now only two more days left of NaNoWriMo 2014. I hope all who tackled a story this month had a great experience. I’m thankful I did better this year.

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Why It’s Important To Finish Your Sh**. By Chuck Wendig. Hat Tip to Harley Brooks. (Caution: Language) Read more…

How High is High? By Steven Pressfield. Read more…

Editing and Proofreading Tidbits. From Romance Univerity. By Karen R. Sanderson. Read more…

This Week’s Quote:
“The highest reward for a persons’ toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.” – John Ruskin