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What Writers Wear

As writer, knowing how to dress is nearly as important as knowing how to spell. In this era of social media marketing and personal-branding affecting a credible look has taken on increased importance. These days, writers are as likely to be judged by their profile images as their words, however, few receive positive comment on […]

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Do Deadlines Kill Creativity?

Do deadlines make you more creative? Marketplace commentator Teresa Amabile, a professor at Harvard Business School and co-author of The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work, doesn’t think so. According to her research, professionals are 45% less likely to “come up with a new idea or solve a […]

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5 Time Management Techniques for Writers

People often ask me how it is I?m able to get so much done (and for so little money)? The answer is hard-won time management strategies. In my racket, which I?ll refer to as the ?Writing Game,? generating mass amounts of seemingly sensible brain candy is key to my survival. Likewise, producing equally high piles […]