How to Write by the Seat of Your Pants

How to Write by the Seat of Your Pants

Does writing an outline feel like it kills your creativity? Does it seem like you spend more time outlining than writing? You might be a pantser! What is Pantsing? A pantser is a novelist who writes without an outline. They just start with their idea and go. Pantsing...

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Using Favorite Childhood Books as Inspiration

Using Favorite Childhood Books as Inspiration

Idea Generator #2 – Childhood Literary Heroes My parents are reorganizing their library and grabbed a bunch of books from the donation pile. The prize was Nancy Drew mysteries from the 1960s. They are a great addition to my collection of 10 first edition Nancy Drews...

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Let’s Celebrate!

Let’s Celebrate!

This past Sunday May 19 was the Pitch Master Newsletter's 2nd birthday! Woo hoo! To celebrate here are the five most popular newsletters for the past year. ​Why You Should Write at the Car Wash​ Sometimes when you are searching for inspiration, try changing location....

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Using Family Stories as Inspiration

Using Family Stories as Inspiration

Idea Generator #1: Family Stories This is the first in a series of ways to generate ideas for projects. I grew up hearing my parents’ family stories. They talked about what it was like when they were growing up, about their parents’ childhood and their parents’...

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Using Good News to Reconnect

Using Good News to Reconnect

Do you have good news to share? Have you just completed a project? Do you have a book or movie coming out? Instead of just posting on social media, reach out individually to people you haven't spoken to in a while. Good news is a great excuse to get back in touch with...

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A Day Job Can Make You More Creative

A Day Job Can Make You More Creative

For most of us, one of our big goals is to make enough money at our creative work to support ourselves full time. This emphasis on being a full-time artist can work to our disadvantage. While plenty of people make a good living writing, acting, and painting, many...

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Unlock Your Writing Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

Unlock Your Writing Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

Are you ready to turbocharge your writing sessions and say goodbye to procrastination? Here is your new best friend—the Pomodoro Technique. It’s time to boost your productivity, keep writer’s block at bay, and maybe even have more free time for your other loves (like...

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Super Charge Your Writing with these AI Writing Tools

Super Charge Your Writing with these AI Writing Tools

AI, the Elephant in the Room Many writers are terrified of artificial intelligence (AI) because they think it's going to replace them. When ​I talked about ChatGPT​ last year, I said I am a techno optimist (coined by ​Joanna Penn​.) Writing AI will not replace...

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Hi I’m Lindsey!

Hi I’m Lindsey!

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