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You know you’re a writer when you’ve found a million ways to procrastinate #writer #writing

Guilty of reading and daydreaming 🙂

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You know you’re a writer when you’ve found a million ways to procrastinate…here are a few tips to help you spot the procrastination pitfalls.

Reading really is the perfect excuse for any writer because you can convince yourself that it is actually helping you to become a better writer. Yes, it certainly is, but sometimes you do need to put the book down and get back to your keyboard and write.

Snacks.If you want to keep your writing brain in tip-top working order you need a snack, right? Yes, until you realise you’ve eaten enough food for a small party, and then it’s time to explore the possibility that you might be letting procrastination creep in.

Daydreaming is the birthplace of all good plot ideas. But maybe if you’re daydreaming about ‘fetching another snack’, it’s time to get on with actually writing the book!

Editing! Is the worst form of writer procrastination. You know you need…

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12 Things You Should Consider Before You Fall In Love With A Writer #MondayBlogs #AmWriting

A little FYI….

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The decision to fall in love with a writer should NOT be taken lightly.Writers are strange and interesting creatures, who need to be handled with extreme care.

If you are on the verge of falling in love with a writer, please consider the following points below.

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7 Reasons Not to Anger an Illusion Caster

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You might laugh at the gnome making funny illusions in the bar.  Right now, he’s trying to win the heart of a lovely woman.  That’s the mood you want him to stay in.  There are many reasons not to anger a master of manipulating reality.  Sure, you might be able to see through the spells, but can you do it before you’re defeated?

  1. Illusionists may affect the senses, but that can trigger other reactions.  Allergies are one option if you’re going for pranks.  Another is using illusions to physically push a target to the point of collapse.  If you can’t summon ghosts then make some of your own. A dragon might be tough, but you can always have only the head come bursting through the wall.  This is extra deadly if you have a heart condition.
  2. You will never live down the picture of you making out…

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What every writer wants for Christmas #amwriting #books

You can never have enough pencils 😀

G.L. Cromarty

Well, its that time of year again where we start thinking about writerly gifts 🙂

1. Pencils!

Sit down and get Writing! – Thesepencils aresure to increase your productivity!

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2. Mugs!

The best literary mugs- you know you want one!

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3. Cushions!

Bibliophile Cushion Designs- bookish cushions and pillows- perfect to throw at anyone who interrupts your reading time!

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4. Kindle Covers!

Kindle case book covers– If you don’t have a real book – fake it! …and pretend you are reading something far more literary than 50 Shades of Grey!

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5. Soap!

Soap for writers block– all you need is a shower and your writers block days are over!

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