Category Archives: Theo Finding Her Voice

Getting More Writing From Yourself–Without the Use of Force

I am against forcing myself to do things that I supposedly enjoy doing. I’m against force, rules, and quotas because I reliably get terrible results every time I forget that “being disciplined” doesn’t work for me. When I tell myself … Continue reading

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The Reason to Find Your Voice Is So You Can USE It

For the last four years, the place all my work has circled around has been this thing, this force, this process called “finding your voice.” It started here, really, when this Writing Is My Drink blog came into being in … Continue reading

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Getting Past “Write Every Day” Writing Advice

When I was in my 20s and 30s and wanting to be a writer (and yet not quite, um, writing), the only type of writing advice that seemed to come my way was some version of Hemingway’s credo “You must … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the Writing Is My Drink Webinar!

The date for this class has now passed. You can still purchase recordings of this class for $49.00 by clicking on the pink Pay Pal button below. This coming April, I’ll be teaching next session of the webinar based on … Continue reading

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Try This: Create a Timeline of Your Creative History

Hi Readers, At the end of each chapter of Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (And a Guide to How You Can Too), I included “Try This” activities designed to help lead you into your … Continue reading

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Getting My Writing Groove Back

Good news, Readers: I’ve been given a new writing deadline.* How badly did I need a deadline? Very. I’ve been out of my writing groove, a direct result no doubt of launching a book about finding my writing voice. Life … Continue reading

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Find Your Tribe; Find Your Voice.

Miles Davis once said, “Sometimes you have to play for a long time to be able to play like yourself.” And while Davis was talking about music, the very same could be said about writing. Part of what I found … Continue reading

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