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On NOT searching for perfection (for writers) #quote #amwriting #advice

I wish I could explain to “aspiring authors” and “I love to write, but I just don’t have the time” writers how important this is: One thing I learned real early in my career is that if you wait for the perfect mood, or the perfect place, or the perfect situation for writing, you’ll never write a word. John Nichols mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

On NOT searching for perfection (for writers) #quote #amwriting #advice

I wish I could explain to “aspiring authors” and “I love to write, but I just don’t have the time” writers how important this is: One thing I learned real early in my career is that if you wait for the perfect mood, or the perfect place, or the perfect situation for writing, you’ll never write a word. John Nichols mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

She would not leave empty-handed #writingprompt #getcreative #writingpractice

Today’s writing prompt (take it there): She would not leave empty-handed. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

She would not leave empty-handed #writingprompt #getcreative #writingpractice

Today’s writing prompt (take it there): She would not leave empty-handed. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

This week, we’re gonna use Frida Kahlo… #writingprompt #fridakahlo #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: She loved him as Frida loved the ugly Diego. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕

This week, we’re gonna use Frida Kahlo… #writingprompt #fridakahlo #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: She loved him as Frida loved the ugly Diego. You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕

Today’s writing prompt might be a little kinky, but only if you are #writingprompt #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: “We all have our kinks. But this is not one of mine.” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

Today’s writing prompt might be a little kinky, but only if you are #writingprompt #amwriting

Today’s writing prompt: “We all have our kinks. But this is not one of mine.” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET

But why are you wearing a mask? #writingprompt #amwriting

This week’s writing prompt: “But why are you wearing a mask?” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

But why are you wearing a mask? #writingprompt #amwriting

This week’s writing prompt: “But why are you wearing a mask?” You know what to do. GO. How & Why To Use Writing Prompts mjanecolette TellMe@mjanecolette.com WANT LOVE LETTERS?  💕 SIGN UP FOR LOVE LETTERS & GET A FREE BOOK! 💕 HOT

“That’s the game we’re playing…” #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt; “That’s the game we’re playing. I want the key. You…” Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning,

“That’s the game we’re playing…” #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt; “That’s the game we’re playing. I want the key. You…” Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning,

Revenge sex? #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Revenge sex? Don’t overthink it, kitten. Just go. Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning, middle, and

Revenge sex? #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: Revenge sex? Don’t overthink it, kitten. Just go. Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning, middle, and

Tuesdays are for writing :) #writingprompt

Tuesday Writing Prompt: She said before, threesomes were always better in theory. Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning, middle,

Tuesdays are for writing :) #writingprompt

Tuesday Writing Prompt: She said before, threesomes were always better in theory. Beginners: write for 10 minutes or three long-handed pages. Intermediate & advanced: write to a natural stop, so the piece is a full scene, with a beginning, middle,

Happy New Year! May 2019 bring you everything your heart desires! (& a #writingprompt for the hardcore)

Are you into New Year’s Resolutions? If that’s one of yours–today, right now, is where you start. Pen, paper. Laptop. Ten minutes. Go. Your writing prompt is: “We couldn’t possibly be snowed in,” she said. Or… anything. ANYTHING can be

Happy New Year! May 2019 bring you everything your heart desires! (& a #writingprompt for the hardcore)

Are you into New Year’s Resolutions? If that’s one of yours–today, right now, is where you start. Pen, paper. Laptop. Ten minutes. Go. Your writing prompt is: “We couldn’t possibly be snowed in,” she said. Or… anything. ANYTHING can be

Happy Christmas (and a #writingprompt for the hardcore)

Happy Christmas, if you celebrate–a happy Tuesday if you don’t. If, regardless of whether or not you’re celebrating Christmas, you are writing, this is your writing prompt for today: More sex. Less family drama. Go. Because writing is the second

Happy Christmas (and a #writingprompt for the hardcore)

Happy Christmas, if you celebrate–a happy Tuesday if you don’t. If, regardless of whether or not you’re celebrating Christmas, you are writing, this is your writing prompt for today: More sex. Less family drama. Go. Because writing is the second

Why do I have to bring the rope? #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: “Why do I have to bring the rope?” Did you go there? I went there. Enjoy. More: How (And why) to work with writing prompts 30+ More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts to Build a Writing

Why do I have to bring the rope? #writingprompt

Today’s writing prompt: “Why do I have to bring the rope?” Did you go there? I went there. Enjoy. More: How (And why) to work with writing prompts 30+ More Than A Guilty Pleasure Writing Prompts to Build a Writing

Today’s writing prompt will make you stretch yourself #writingprompt

Don’t overthink, just run with it, run with it: It turned out she just wasn’t that flexible. I know I’ve told you not to show your practice work to anyone, but I’d kinda like to see what you do with

Today’s writing prompt will make you stretch yourself #writingprompt

Don’t overthink, just run with it, run with it: It turned out she just wasn’t that flexible. I know I’ve told you not to show your practice work to anyone, but I’d kinda like to see what you do with

He thought she’d forgive him #writingprompt

Mmmm, as you know, I’m not a grammar Nazi (except for subject-verb agreement and active voice–you can split infinitives and dangle participles all you like), but in this case, you need to pay attention to the tense: He thought she’d

He thought she’d forgive him #writingprompt

Mmmm, as you know, I’m not a grammar Nazi (except for subject-verb agreement and active voice–you can split infinitives and dangle participles all you like), but in this case, you need to pay attention to the tense: He thought she’d

“Orchids: a flower without shame. Just like her.” #writingprompt

Today, I’d love it if someone brought me flowers, but if you write about them and just tweet me about it, that will be alost as good: Orchids: a flower without shame. Just like her. Oh, the places you can

“Orchids: a flower without shame. Just like her.” #writingprompt

Today, I’d love it if someone brought me flowers, but if you write about them and just tweet me about it, that will be alost as good: Orchids: a flower without shame. Just like her. Oh, the places you can

Cherries, anyone? #writingprompt

My class is over! Sob! What an incredible group of people and a fabulous eight (nine) weeks! But. Everyone’s still writing. Right? If you aren’t, take ten minutes and write right now, to this: He didn’t get that cherry thing

Cherries, anyone? #writingprompt

My class is over! Sob! What an incredible group of people and a fabulous eight (nine) weeks! But. Everyone’s still writing. Right? If you aren’t, take ten minutes and write right now, to this: He didn’t get that cherry thing

After the DARK MOMENT… #writingprompt

I think I might make this a regular Tuesday thing in-between classes. Don’t know how to start your writing day today? Use this: She tried to remember that she could, indeed, fly.   My class is trying to pick up

After the DARK MOMENT… #writingprompt

I think I might make this a regular Tuesday thing in-between classes. Don’t know how to start your writing day today? Use this: She tried to remember that she could, indeed, fly.   My class is trying to pick up

Welcome to Week 7 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 3–Careening Towards the HAPPY ENDING!

Welcome to Week 7 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! This week, we are running as fast as we can towards… the happy ending: (That, btw, is the skanky cover of Episode 4 of Text Me, Cupid–Saving Christmas. Which releases

Welcome to Week 7 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 3–Careening Towards the HAPPY ENDING!

Welcome to Week 7 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! This week, we are running as fast as we can towards… the happy ending: (That, btw, is the skanky cover of Episode 4 of Text Me, Cupid–Saving Christmas. Which releases

We had a bit of a break, but I think today you need a nudge… #writingprompt

I thought you might need a tiny kick in the butt today. So. Surprise Tuesday Writing Prompt: Cowboy boots. That’s the image from the Queer Christmas in Cowtown collection, by the way. Nice, hey? Makes me want to hum a

We had a bit of a break, but I think today you need a nudge… #writingprompt

I thought you might need a tiny kick in the butt today. So. Surprise Tuesday Writing Prompt: Cowboy boots. That’s the image from the Queer Christmas in Cowtown collection, by the way. Nice, hey? Makes me want to hum a

Welcome to Week 6 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 2, Part 2-Crafting the DARK MOMENT

Welcome to Week 6 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! This week, we careen towards the DARK MOMENT. This is the most difficult and critical part of the novel. I mean, if we can make such generalizations. What’s more important,

Welcome to Week 6 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 2, Part 2-Crafting the DARK MOMENT

Welcome to Week 6 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! This week, we careen towards the DARK MOMENT. This is the most difficult and critical part of the novel. I mean, if we can make such generalizations. What’s more important,

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 2, Avoiding the Saggy Middle

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! Yesterday, the class got to come… er… you see, what I’ve been doing, is I’ve been teaching them edging… um… well, we can cover that here another day. Anyway, today

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure: Act 2, Avoiding the Saggy Middle

Welcome to Week 5 of More Than A Guilty Pleasure! Yesterday, the class got to come… er… you see, what I’ve been doing, is I’ve been teaching them edging… um… well, we can cover that here another day. Anyway, today