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New Creative Penn Guest Post: Fire the Muse and Go to Work

The Creative Penn is a long-running blog, podcast, and resource for authors trying to improve their chops for writing, marketing, publishing, and entrepreneurship. I’ve relied on Joanna Penn’s site for years, including as I planned to leave my job in

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10 Minutes

Tonight I am at the monthly meeting for Willamette Writers. My duties as co-chair as done for now, and I am listening to Eric Olsen talk about his creative process and that of other writers he’s known, all with varying

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The trials and travails of writing travel fantasy novels

If my pen were a match, it would be wet This is not a day where I’m fired up to write a new scene, delve deep into a character, or get into the mystery and nuance of the plot, all

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Nick Usborne’s latest riff on long copy sales letters

The trick? To gab like good conversation, and say something that both talks with your reader/ customer, and at the same time seems like you’re listening to what’s going on in their head — and somehow putting it on a page before they even knew they were thinking it.

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One Word, every day

Give yourself a minute to write – literally. One Word, 60 Seconds – no thinking, just writing.

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What can you read about on here?

What will there be to read on

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So It Begins

If you’re interested in books, travel, writing, food, coffee and quirky perspectives on the world, then you’ll find something here worth sticking around for. is…

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Anthony St. Clair - Travel Fantasy Author / Craft Beer Writer / Business Copywriter

Author and copywriter Anthony St. Clair has specialized in online content since 2000, blogged since 2004 and is the author of the Rucksack Universe travel fantasy series.

Rucksack Universe

Travel fantasy tales
of wit, adventure & beer

Home Sweet Road by Anthony St. Clair, a Rucksack Universe Fantasy Novella - learn more and buy now

The Martini of Destiny by Anthony St. Clair, a Rucksack Universe Fantasy Novella - learn more and buy now

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