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    Sending Out Your Creative Work, As Told By GIFs

    By Megan Griffith Yesterday, I submitted my poems to literary journals for the first time in months. I even sent out some new poems that I’m a wee bit nervous about. I’ve been putting this off forever because the process is so intimidating, but it occurred to me that non-writers (or people who haven’t looked into publication yet) may not understand what it’s like to send out your work. If you’ve ever wondered why your writer friends take ages to send out their work that is so clearly amazing, or if you’re currently procrastinating sending out your own writing, I hope this step-by-step guide (with GIFs!) can help you understand…

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    4 Ways To Beat Writers Block

    As a writer you Will encounter Writers Block. Anyone that says they haven’t is ultimately a liar. What Exactly Is Writers Block? Well writers block is when a Writer is Stuck. It’s when they can’t form the words in their heads, or come up with topics to write about. If your a freelancer it may just be the death of you… not literally of course, but it will be hard. Step 1: Great TV The best way (Read: Easiest) to get Creative Juices Flowing is by watching Great TV. What Defines “Great TV” is Shows with amazing in-Depth writing. For me the best show to defeat writers block with is…

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    The Writers Dilemma (Guest Post)

    By Gwen MY DARLINGS MUST LIVE How could anyone kill their darlings when they birthed them? My darlings are the great thoughts, the succinct quotes, the magical insights, the metaphors, similes that light up my writing and make it sparkle like sunshine on rippling water. How can I kill them? Well, I can’t. To kill them would be to kill me. There are options other than suicide for me and my darlings. One is to delete them, consigning them to the bin. Secondly, they can be filed away for use in another writing project. Thirdly, I categorised them so they can be found quickly and easily when needed. My darlings…

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    Writer Survival 101 (Guest Post)

    By Lisa Reynolds The life of a writer is one of hard work and trying to get your work noticed. In such a highly populated field so many works are passed over simply because readers can only read so much at any given time. But if you keep going, you never know what is around the corner. So this article is not so much about how to get your books sold but more about how to keep going even when the sales are not what you dreamed they might be. The following is five tips to keep you smiling (and working!) when the chips aren’t rolling your way … 1.…

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    My Classes And Joining A Club

    Philosophy– Okay so this is my new favourite subject!! It’s so deep and interesting and it’s the only subjecting where having multiple existential crisis actually helps you get good marks! And the cherry on top? My professor is absolutely hilarious and looks like George Lucas! Psychology- So we’re basically learning stuff I’ve learnt in High School again which is awesome because it means I don’t have to work excessively hard and I already understand what the professor is talking about! Sociology- It’s REALLY interesting!! I am going to learn about Karl Marx soon which I’m really looking forward to! Earth Science- Okay I’m not going to lie it’s a lot…

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    College Romance (Guest Post)

    COLLEGE ROMANCE is now on the following stores for sale: Call: Mr David on – 09034821630 Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/College-Romance-Oshigbesan-Adedeji-ebook/dp/B075RSFK6J   Google Play Books: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Oshigbesan_Adedeji_College_Romance?id=7nw2DwAAQBAJ Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/ww/en/ebook/college-romance   College is now on Apple iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/college-romance/id1287245618   College Romance on Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/college-romance-oshigbesan-adedeji/1127129252?ean=9781537841205 A fellow blogger and friend has published his book and I would really appreciate it if as many of you as possible take some time to check it out! He is a really amazing writer and I know you will not be disappointed! To guest post email me at: insomniacwithanaccent@gmail.com For more guest posts click here.

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    Pen Over People (Guest Post)

    She prefers the pen in her hand, over the company of the people. The pen never yells or screams, Instead it leads to wonderful worlds. It unleashes her creativity. It is her weapon and they better beware. Leona Petrovic (aka inkgirlwords) really does prefer the company of a pen over people. Her blog (https://inkgirlandwords.wordpress.com/) is the child of her creativity and features a lot of poetry and stories, including other posts. She aspires to be an author and is working on a novel. For more poetry click here. And if you enjoyed this post don’t forget to like, follow, share and comment!

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    The Writers Woes

    I’m afraid That I’ve run out of things to write I’m afraid That I’ll never be good enough I’m afraid That no one will ever read my work I’m afraid That I’ll have to give up writing I’m afraid That my work will never be appreciated I’m afraid That I’ll have nothing to write about I’m afraid That my dreams will fall apart I’m afraid That I’ll have nothing left to write For more on the image used click here. For more poetry click here. And if you enjoyed this post don’t forget to like, follow, share and comment!