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Giving Good Critique

The questions I most often hear new writers ask about are on the topic of critiquing. How to find a critique partner or group, how to give a good critique, what to look for from a critique of their own […]

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Putting Rejection in its Place

No one likes rejection. I’m pretty sure you could ask every writer who’s ever written and not find a single one who would say they find rejection fun. But there is one sure thing about rejection and writing: Rejection is […]

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Happy Jealousy

It would be really easy for me to be jealous of a lot of people in the writing business. Not just “people,” but friends. Friends who have things I don’t. I have friends who have published more books than I […]

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Happy Process

I’ve long envied authors who have a process for writing each book. The ones who say, “Oh yes! I have a process.  First I take an idea, then I do X, then Y, then Z.  Then I have a book! […]

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When Good Goals Go Bad

We’re still talking about goals this week, because there’s really a lot to say about goals.  Both good and bad. So, I have this friend. For the sake of privacy, let’s call her…Not-Erin. Not-Erin is one of the most driven […]

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Happy Goal Setting

It’s that time of year. Resolution time. Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?  I usually do. Lose 20 pounds this year. Keep my house cleaner. Get that novel finished. That kind of thing. Often resolutions are long forgotten by the […]

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Switch It Up – Happier Productivity

…or How to Loosen Up Those Creativity Muscles [Can you tell I couldn’t decide what to call this entry?  LOL!] So, I got really stuck once. (Only once? Let’s be realistic about this…I get stuck a lot, but we’re going […]

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Happy Writers

Wanted:  Writers struggling to stay positive as they pursue a writing career. Must be willing to look at things a little differently while seeking to find the Happy in writing again. Picture This You sit down to write and you’re […]

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Welcome!

This is a test post for The Happy Writer, the awesomest website to hit the Writing World since . . . well, anything! Anticipated launch date, January 1, 2011!  Check back then! Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, […]

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