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7 Hacks to Unleash Creative Thinking (When Writers Need It Most)

7 Hacks to Unleash Creative Thinking (When Writers Need It Most) | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Need a dose of creativity to beat writer's block or get unstuck? Use these 7 hacks to reboot your creative thinking skills to keep on writing.
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'Invisible Ink' Fear Releasing Creative Writing Exercise (PDF Download) / Creativity-Portal.com

'Invisible Ink' Fear Releasing Creative Writing Exercise (PDF Download) / Creativity-Portal.com | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Release your fears! This creative writing exercise allows you to let go of your fear a little bit every time you write.
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Creativity Hacks: 9 Ways to Find Inspiration

Creativity Hacks: 9 Ways to Find Inspiration | A Laramey | Scoop.it
We all hit walls in our creative process, especially when coming up with new ideas and executing on them are apart of our standard everyday work life. Whether your focus is more in design or writing…
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Creative activities promote day-to-day wellbeing

Creative activities promote day-to-day wellbeing | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Everyday creative activity may lead to an "upward spiral" of increased wellbeing and creativity in young adults, new research from New Zealand's Universit
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Christmas Gift Ideas For The Talented Writer In Your Life

Christmas Gift Ideas For The Talented Writer In Your Life | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Every holiday season I like to poke around the internet and dig up terrific gifts for writers, and this year, I’ve come up with some amazing finds. Here’s my top pics, numbered so all y…
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How to Teach Writing and Storytelling

How to Teach Writing and Storytelling | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Tips and activities for teaching writing and storytelling to young children. Kids love these hands-on activities, thriving as they learn self-expression.
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5 Strategies to Help Writers Get the Writing Done

5 Strategies to Help Writers Get the Writing Done | A Laramey | Scoop.it
5 Strategies to Help Writers Get the Writing Done gives tips for writers to be productive and get their writing done.
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#NaNoWriMo Outline: Your 30-Day Cheatsheet

#NaNoWriMo Outline: Your 30-Day Cheatsheet | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Free NaNoWriMo outline to use for your novel, based on the structure of Harry Potter and The Hunger Games.
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5 Killer Online Journaling Tools You Should Try Out

5 Killer Online Journaling Tools You Should Try Out | A Laramey | Scoop.it
A selection of online journaling tools that you can use to take your journaling practice digital.
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Journaling is a great way to sort out emotions and solve problems. Bonus? You're squeezing in writing at the same time. Five online tools can make the job so much easier. Evernote, one of my favorites, makes the list again!

***This review was written by Penelope Silvers for her curated content on "Writing Rightly"***

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Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Writing Tools

Literacy in the Digital Age: Five Writing Tools | A Laramey | Scoop.it
The Common Core English Language Arts Standards for Writing focus on building college and career readiness by having students demonstrate the ability to write in a variety of formats. As educators, we need to facilitate authentic experiences for students to practice and take risks during the writing process.

With that in mind, we’re going to discuss several valuable digital tools to help teachers create a more engaging and dynamic writing classroom for students to meet the rigorous demands of the Common Core.

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4 Tips to Help You Recapture Your Writing Joy

4 Tips to Help You Recapture Your Writing Joy | A Laramey | Scoop.it
4 Tips to Help You Recapture Your Writing Joy All through National Novel Writing Month, published authors will take the whistle, take over our official Twitter account for a week, and act as you
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An Editing Checklist For Writers

An Editing Checklist For Writers | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Are you thinking about editing your own copy? 

At Writers Write, we give our students a Rewriting Checklist as part of our Writers Write course. This helps to correct any obvious errors the writer...

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Fiction and creative writing exercises by Brian Kiteley, how to write fiction, finding fiction


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A useful collection of some of Brian Kiteley's excellent exercises for developing writing craft.
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A useful collection of some of Brian Kiteley's excellent exercises for developing writing craft.
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A useful collection of some of Brian Kiteley's excellent exercises for developing writing craft.
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A useful collection of some of Brian Kiteley's excellent exercises for developing writing craft.
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Need a Creativity Boost? Try This New Multi-Pronged Approach

Need a Creativity Boost? Try This New Multi-Pronged Approach | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Groundbreaking research pinpoints the building blocks of creativity. If you want to increase your creative activity—this multi-faceted checklist can serve as a valuable resource.
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'Truth is Stranger Than Fiction' Creative Writing Exercise (PDF Download) / Creativity-Portal.com

'Truth is Stranger Than Fiction' Creative Writing Exercise (PDF Download) / Creativity-Portal.com | A Laramey | Scoop.it
A fun, creative writing exercise that lets others separate fact from fiction!
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10 Brainstorming Exercises to Generate 100 New Blog Post Ideas

10 Brainstorming Exercises to Generate 100 New Blog Post Ideas | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Brainstorming has been in use since the 50s, when Alex Osborn decided that the best way to generate ideas and find solutions to problems was to collaborate with your team. The general idea entailed a group of people sitting in a room together, sharing their ideas, and using one another as “springboards” for better ideas. …
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Start writing fiction

Start writing fiction | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free course, Start writing fiction, will give you an insight into how authors create their characters an
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3 Writing Prompts to Tap Into Your Creative Well - The Write Practice

3 Writing Prompts to Tap Into Your Creative Well - The Write Practice | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Coming up with a story idea can be hard, especially if you haven't written in a while. Use these writing prompts to get your creativity flowing.
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3 Steps to Use Empathy to Craft Inspirational Stories - The Write Practice

3 Steps to Use Empathy to Craft Inspirational Stories - The Write Practice | A Laramey | Scoop.it
We love to be inspired. Uncover the power of empathy in crafting inspirational stories and write stories that leave lasting impressions on your readers.
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6 Ways to Come up With Better Blog Post Ideas - Search Engine Journal

6 Ways to Come up With Better Blog Post Ideas - Search Engine Journal | A Laramey | Scoop.it
When you’re facing writer’s block and can’t for the life of you think of something new, exciting and truly useful to write about, consider the following six methods.
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31 Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend in 2017

31 Incredible Writing Retreats to Attend in 2017 | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Ready to let your creativity flow? A writing retreat may be just what you need.
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Seven Simple Ways To Boost Book Blog Traffic

Seven Simple Ways To Boost Book Blog Traffic | A Laramey | Scoop.it
7 easy to apply tips and tricks to help you boost blog traffic and get regular readers for your blog. These tips can be implemented in minutes.
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Rewriting a Novel: Five Ways to Make It Less Painful • Ryan Casey

Rewriting a Novel: Five Ways to Make It Less Painful • Ryan Casey | A Laramey | Scoop.it
Rewriting is a long, draining process that all writers have to put themselves through. Here are five ways to make the process a little bit more bearable.
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5 Ways to Focus on Your Writing

5 Ways to Focus on Your Writing | A Laramey | Scoop.it
If you're struggling to finish all of your writing projects, you're not alone. I almost always get questions about how I focus long enough to actually accomplish all of the writing I need to get done.

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