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Write Like You’re Someone — Or Something — Else

Approaching your craft from a different artistic perspective can unlock new ideas and expand your creative toolkit.
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Avoiding Writer Burnout: Tips For Bedeviled Authors

Is there something noble — or inevitable — in suffering for art? Or can you relax, practice mindfulness, and do your best writing?<
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Advice For Writers: Embracing The Cycles Of Creativity

Must writers be self-destructive and unhinged to be masters of the craft? Creativity is an elusive animal, and there is no magic formula to harness it.

Unlucky Breaks: Famous Writers Who Suffered Slings, Arrows, And Misfortune

Melville, Twain, and Fitzgerald might be best known for their classic literary contributions, but they all suffered professional and critical disasters during their lifetimes.
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Of Creativity And Madness

Personal suffering is sometimes cited by artists as a driving force behind their work, turning pain, anxiety, trauma, and hostility into creative expression. We profile a few notable examples in this post.

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