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Staying Excited: Seven Ways to Keep up Your Passion for Writing

When you’re working on a longer story or a novel, one of the hardest things you’ll face is just keeping up your passion for writing. Writing can be hard work, sure, but it’s important to make sure you’re having fun. Remember: if you’re bored, so are your readers. So what do you do? How do you keep your passion for …

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The Beach

When Paul arrived, he found David in the middle of another staring contest with his computer. David’s brow furrowed in focused concentration, but the monitor’s cold, white eye simply refused to blink. “Updating your website?” Paul said finally. David jolted and turned in his chair. “Oh! It’s you… No, I haven’t updated my website in months. I certainly want to.” …

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