L.A. Kennedy

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By Katie Heaney It is rare, in this day and age, to see a good tweet on the internet, but I did love this one, from New York Times writer Erin Griffith, which includes a graph she designed to depict the dramatic ups and downs of a writer’s self-esteem, which are entirely dependent upon the …

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By Valerie C. Woods As someone who writes for a living, I have to say the funniest meme I’ve seen during this shelter-in-place era has included the line: “When you find out your normal daily lifestyle is called ‘quarantine.’” Sheltering in place is what I do, especially when I’m working on a script. Not that I’m …

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Writing is a solitary business. Here are our tips for banishing loneliness and boredom. Via The Writer When I worked as an editor at a greeting card company, my boss said, “Boredom isn’t a bad thing. It inspires creativity.” Boredom and loneliness are the reasons I became a writer. As a child, I often rode …

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Via The Guardian The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many of us to work from home. There’s plenty to learn from the people who’ve always worked in isolation Here are tips to not just survive social isolation and work from home, but thrive in it. If there is one cohort uniquely prepared for both working from …

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