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How to Create a Morning Writing Habit

Getting up in the morning sucks … …that is, until you make a habit out of it and it turns into the most productive, amazing, and rejuvenating time of your day. What-whaaaat? I know, you’re wondering what kind of crazy early-morning kool-aid I’ve been drinking. It’s true, I get up every morning between 5 and…

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How to Master Story Structure

The number one thing I learned from screenwriting is story structure. Robert McKee, author of STORY, explains that there are two kinds of talent: story talent and literary talent. Most writers focus on literary talent … which are the words, the phrases, and how you use them. Often, literary talent is what we’re taught in creative…

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Ingrid’s Notes YouTube Channel

I have a huge announcement for everyone! For over a year I’ve been thinking about doing this … and despite all my fears and the imposer-syndrome devil sitting on my shoulder, I’ve decided to get out of my comfort zone and jump into the deep end. I’ve created a YouTube channel! My channel is called: Ingrid’s Notes:…

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YA Self-Publishing Series: Interview with Drae Box

Self-publishing used to be considered a vanity choice, but with the current flux of the book industry, independent publishing has blossomed into an exciting new market. Independent authors are taking control of their own publishing careers and becoming entrepreneurs who write, market, and publish. It’s the wild wild west of publishing with a wide variety of results,…

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