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Be the Writer You Want to Be Now

Posted by Michael Lent on

This morning I received an Industry email with a headline reading "Get it together. Start fresh!" I don't want a fresh start. Despite all of the spiked eggnog-fueled New Year's Eve resolutions we make, the winter months can end up as creatively fallow as the Siege of Leningrad for writers not on assignment or under contract. This time of year especially, we feel tremendous pressure to cast out the old in favor of the new. Often the problem goes beyond our typical writers' malaise and lies in trying to make too many "jump to light speed," across-the-board changes at once....

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