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Henry Miller On Writing Tips

  • January 13, 2015
Henry Miller On Writing Tips

Work on one thing at a time until finished. Start no more new books, add no more new material to “Black Spring.” Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand. Work according to the program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed time! When you can’t create you can work. Cement a little every day, rather than add new fertilizers. Keep human! See people; go places, drink if you feel like it. Don’t be a draught-horse! Work with pleasure only. Discard the Program when you feel like it–but go back to it the next day. Concentrate....

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I Need Serenity

  • October 6, 2014
I Need Serenity

I need just one thing when I'm creating; I need serenity. -- Thomas W.P. Slatin

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Can’t Stop The Music

  • July 3, 2014
Can’t Stop The Music

June 2014

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I Am An Early Morning Writer

  • March 31, 2014
I Am An Early Morning Writer

For many years, I have added time and date information at the beginning of each of the entries in my writing notebook for the purposes of tracking when my best inspiration occurs. When we are prepared as writers, that is one thing, but it is quite another to track our progress and try to predict when the next magic moment of inspiration and motivation will occur.

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130 Journal Writing Prompts!

  • April 27, 2012
130 Journal Writing Prompts!

This is a mashup of these two posts. Some folks like these all in one list, so it has been re-blogged here. 130 Journal Writing Prompts by Thomas W.P. Slatin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. Based on a work at www.tomslatin.com. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.tomslatin.com/legal/copyright/. These prompts are subject to copyright. Example Uses: http://this1sforslatin.wordpress.com/   Name something you lost or gave away that can never be replaced. What 5 websites...

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80 Journal Writing Prompts

  • April 6, 2011
80 Journal Writing Prompts

130 Journal Writing Prompts by Thomas W.P. Slatin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. Based on a work at www.tomslatin.com. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.tomslatin.com/legal/copyright/.    Name something you lost or gave away that can never be replaced. What 5 websites do you visit often, and why? Name a totally useless possession and how you came to acquire it. What music album would be used for a movie about your life? List your bad habits and/or addictions and what you have...

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