5 Ways to Get Back Into Reading

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It’s easy to fall out of reading. Almost too easy.

Perhaps life got in the way. Perhaps you put your reading on pause to accommodate a major event. Perhaps your schedule shifted and you don’t know how to get back into reading.

I’ve been there. I’ve also been able to jump back in.

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7 Ways to Stay Positive While You Write

7 Ways to Stay Positive While You Write via KLWightman.com
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The beauty of writing is that a story can explore a rainbow of emotions, from fear and contempt to grief and rage.

However, the emotions we conjure up in our writing have a way of bringing us writers down to the point where we stop writing.

That’s neither good for your story nor you.

Don’t let these somber story feelings drag you down. You can stay positive while you write even the most depressing of stories by changing your mindset and your environment. I have seven suggestions to bring back your optimism:

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