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Writing Tips: Do It Anyway – by Melissa Donovan…

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on Writing Forward:

From a distance, writing looks like one of the easiest jobs in the world. You get to set your own hours. You’re not tied to a place of employment. And you spend your days making up stories.

However, writing is not as easy as it looks. It can be thrilling, exhilarating, daunting, and exhausting. There are good days and bad days. Sometimes the words flow. Other times you want to give up.

But you do it anyway.

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My Favorite New Way to Organize Pretty Much Everything: Scapple!

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Happy Freya’s Day, Folks! Marcia, here.  Always good to make it to Friday, but before you head off for the weekend ahead, I’d like to share a Literature & Latte program with you that I’m not sure how I ever managed to live without. Nope. Not Scrivener. Tried that, yes, but it’s not for me. Though I certainly understand how popular it is, there are too many distracting bells and whistles for me. I prefer a simpler approach to writing.

What I actually want to share with you today is L&L’s other popular program, Scapple, a product which allows you to organize pretty much everything in your life and encourages your inner storyboarder to go flat-out crazy.

Now, I’ve never been a true storyboarder, being a confirmed pantser who prefers to allow her characters free rein as their tale develops.

And even if I liked storyboarding, I wouldn’t like…

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