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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Use "Systems" to Keep Your Writing Organized

In part one of our organization series, we reviewed methods to tackle your writing space organization, along with giving thought to all of the tools we need to keep it organized (it’s more than you’d think!).

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Create Places for Your Writing Materials to Live

This week we’re continuing to discuss how you can corral your writing space and your writing materials to keep them more organized and conducive to writing. In last week’s article, we reviewed mindset shifts and strategies for getting your writing sp...

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Clear Your Writing Space (Organize Your Writing Space, Part I)

 

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Rewrite Negative Thoughts That Hurt Your Writing

“How can I get rid of the negative thoughts in my head?” When your head is filled with limiting or negative thoughts, it’s hard to stay focused on writing. You’ll get distracted right when you hit a critical story point, possibly not even noticing th...

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Tame Your Inner Writing Gremlins

The inner game of writing has been our subject for the last two weeks. In week one we discussed how to survive hearing the constant stream of “No” when it comes to our writing. Then we covered dealing with familial fears about our chosen path — inclu...

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Can You Release Familial Fears Getting In The Way of Your Writing?

"How can I rid myself of the fears around writing and being an artist that my family project onto me?" As many myths and misconceptions about art and writing abound as real challenges facing the artist, it’s easy to get fearful — parents and family m...

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Surviving “No” With the Inner Game of Writing

“How can I stay motivated in a new year of writing, when last year all I faced was rejection?” If (so far) the screenwriting world has been telling you “no,” how do you stay motivated to keep writing, without losing heart? All the goal setting, inspi...

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Use SMART-R Goals to Guide You as a Screenwriter

Goal Setting for Screenwriters, Part III

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Building a Vision for Your Screenwriting Career

Goal Setting for Screenwriters, Part II  “What’s the best way to set goals as a screenwriter?” Last week I wrote about mistakes screenwriters commonly make while setting goals. This week, we’re tuning into your vision for your screenwriting career.

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