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Revision Tip – read text aloud
Here is a quick (and fun) tip to use during revisions of a manuscript. As I’m revising, I often stumble over passages in a WIP, knowing something isn’t quite right with it but having no idea why. Reading it out loud can help, but I don’t really like the sound of my own voice. I’ve […]

Day 14, And Inspiration Exists, But…

Posted By Elisa Beatty on Jan 23 2019, @ 12:17 am

I love, love, love this Picasso quote!!

Yes, sometimes inspiration comes when I’m not looking for it, and those days are wonderful: the words crowd into my head while I’m busy with something else, and I scramble to find pen and paper, or type notes into my cell phone, or hustle my way to the keyboard and let my fingers fly.

But I’d never finish writing a book if I depended on that.

More often than not, I’ve got to plunk my butt down in the chair even when I think I’ve got nothing in the tank, and STICK WITH IT.

Sooner or later, the energy comes.

Will inspiration find you working today?