7 ways to revive your creativity and improve your writing | Articles

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When you write for a living, it can be easy to forget that you enjoy doing it for fun.

You compose so many press releases, executive speeches and blog posts that writing becomes monotonous and uninspiring. It’s work.

Though writing is your job, that doesn’t mean it has to be boring—it shouldn’t be anywhere close. Your ultimate task as a communicator is to make lackluster corporate messages relevant, interesting and inspiring.

You can’t do that, however, if you’re in a creative rut.

If you’re feeling uninspired about your work, I propose a challenge…

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8 Bestsellers Started During National Novel Writing Month – Barnes & Noble Reads

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National Novel Writing Month starts today, kicking off that time of year when the insane among us commit to writing 50,000 words in 30 days (if you’re doing the math, that’s roughly 1,667 words a day). The name is kind of a misnomer—the goal isn’t necessarily to end the month with a polished, completed novel, but simply to force yourself to write every day. After all, as any successful author will tell you, step one to becoming a writer is to write

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