Small Steps into January

As we enter the second week of 2018 conversations tend to be rife with resolutions, changes, and even failures right at the start. Lets challenge that in my January Two-Parter. After the clocks struck midnight, I began chatting with one of my friends who was celebrating the New Year with us. We discussed a few …

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Creative Guilt

Do you have too many projects? Ever feel guilty for working on one but not the other? I left today free from scheduled posts so I could write something about me doing NaNo. I could have attempted to make a prediction for how I would be getting on, but that wouldn't have the same impact …

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My #WiPW for #NaNoWriMo

It's Work In Progress Wednesday but... it's also something else. The past few weeks WiPW has been host to some fabulous guest posts but, right now, I'm letting you all read a post just from me. I'd booked out today for myself, not because I'm selfish, but because, not only is today a Wednesday, but …

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The Beauty of Challenge

Do you see the beauty in the challenges we face? How they allow us to improve? Last week I wrote about criticism and the positive impact it can have. You can read that post here: Feed(back) Your Enthusiasm. Feedback and criticism will often pose as a challenge to us, they're signs that something we're doing …

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Carols Work in Progress – A #WiPW Guest Post!

I don't know about you, but I can often get into the mindset that "there's time to do something later" and, as such, I put dreams and passions to one side. The horror stories I then go on to hear, though, can make you think you'll never get there; that a passion put to one …

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Feed(back) Your Enthusiasm

Do you enjoy feedback? When someone critiques a piece of your work? What about when they offer suggestions for improvement? I'm not sure whether or not I'm in the minority here but I love feedback. I love someone commenting on my work, what I did well, and even what I could do better. Maybe I'm …

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Trusting Ourselves and Our Audience

I want to talk about something called trust. Not the usual kind though, I want to talk about trusting ourselves, our content, and our audience. Trust is often hard to come by as many of us deal with instances in our lives where trust can and does become an issue. Perhaps we're let down one …

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Can you overthink an idea?

Do you ever just mull your ideas over so much that you end up disillusioned? Can you end up overthinking an idea? I don't mean in terms of making something overly complex, though that's also an issue, and I don't mean in terms of talking yourself out of something. I mean in terms of thinking …

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Angela Noel’s Work in Progress – A WiPW Guest Post

One of my favourite topics to write about is the messages we weave into our work, be them intentional or not. Sometimes, the very existence of the work itself is it's own message and, sometimes, that message becomes outdated and an ill representation of who we are. In today's Guest Post, there's a lot to …

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