Author Archives: morgancnicholswriter

About morgancnicholswriter

Writer, content creator/copywriter, poet, novelist, workshop facilitator

Justifying Pleasure and Non-Tangible Work: Not Everything is About Productivity

Originally posted on space2live:
Others are quick to let you know what they find acceptable when it comes to how you  spend your day. You earned money doing it? Perfectly valid use of time. You made something useful? That will…

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Showing vs. Telling

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? If there was one piece of writing advice I disliked most as a new writer, it certainly was “Show, don’t tell.” Initially, I had no idea what it meant. Self-help writing blogs often…

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Wild Motherhood, Self Publishing, and Other Questions

Hello again, and happy (belated) new year. The past six weeks have been a productive and exciting time for me. I had a refreshing break over Christmas and New Year, with a lot of singing, 5 Rhythms dancing and relaxing … Continue reading

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Privacy vs. Internet Communication

Originally posted on eaglecrowowl:
I am enmeshed in an ongoing mental dilemma regarding communication on the Internet.  Is it okay for me to write a blog, post stuff on Facebook, comment on stuff on Facebook, share photos of my kid,…

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Social Media is a Waste of Time for Writers—Hmmm, Think Again

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
We’ve been talking a lot about social media lately and I am always grateful for your comments and thoughts. This kind of feedback not only helps me improve my blog, but my also…

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Winter Re-Fueling: Projects Old & New

For me, winter has often been an extremely creative time, as outward activities slow down and there is more time spent indoors. I have ideas coming thick and fast. What are your creative rediscoveries or completions this winter so far? What is slowly germinating under the surface of what can appear a cold hard surface? Continue reading

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Summer-autumn spell

Summer-autumn transitions are always a mix of flavours for me: I enjoy getting back into work routines and feel the return to the more internal writing-generating space…but I also feel the sadness of saying a temporary goodbye to campfires, green … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Writing Process

Louise Halvardsson, a poet and award-winning novelist I admire very much and with whom I used to work and perform in the Writing Sisters Collective, asked me to join a blog tour, answering a few questions about my writing, so … Continue reading

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Supportive Writing Workshops for Mothers in Need

Over the last few months I’ve continued to run my monthly Mothers’ Writing Workshops, now called ‘Your Story Matters’, in Lewes. I’m very excited to share my latest project, which is aimed at bringing this valuable work to mothers who … Continue reading

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Small Stones and New Years Resolutions

As a mindfulness discipline and a way of keeping my fiction and poetry-writing muscles flexed as I work on my non-fiction ‘Wild Motherhood’ book, I am writing ‘small stones’ everyday, ‘Small Stones‘ is an idea developed by author and Buddhist Satya … Continue reading

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