Month: July 2016

Summer Productivity All Year Long by Tracy Krauss


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For many writers I know, summer is a time for slowing down, relaxing their schedules, or even taking a writing hiatus altogether. Not so for me. As a public school teacher, summer vacation is my time to ramp things up. Inevitably, I set pretty lofty goals for myself. While I don’t always meet every objec Read More

To Write or Not to Write by Steph Beth Nickel


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That is the question. This month we’ve been discussing writing while on vacation. Do you take a break or use the slower pace to do some writing without day-to-day distract Read More

Writing While on Vacation by Pamela Mytroen


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I have noticed that I do more creative writing in the summer than at any other time of the year. By looking at the reasons, maybe I can learn from my motivations and apply them to the winter months to increase my wri Read More

Give Your Writing a Vacation by Violet Nesdoly


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Are you going on vacation this summer? Are you taking your writing with you? Even asking such a question says something about the vocation, or avocation, that we love. For what nurse, accountant, librarian, or barista takes work with them on vacation? Yet as writers we do this all the time—or feel guilty Read More