Category Archives: Writing

5 Ways to Overcome ‘Starters Block’

Over the past few weeks, I’ve run into tons of people (it’s an epidemic!) who have great ideas for stories but just don’t know how to get started. Thinking back on my first projects, I remember that “starter’s block” (That’s my new name for it! Trademark pending!) was hellish. Staring at a blank page is […]

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Nancy Drew Made Me Want to Write

It’s funny how fate (or weird ol’ coincidence) can play huge roles in our lives. As a kid, I went to a Catholic elementary school. Overall, I loved my experience there. However, their library plain sucked. Being a smaller, poorer school, it contained only 3 types of book: 1. 30% religious books.2. 69% ValueTale books: […]

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5 Reasons Marketing Yourself is Tough

Over the past several months, I’ve started becoming more active in marketing myself. I’ve created Twitter spreadsheets (follow me @cfjwagner if you’d like), become diligent about my weekly blog posts, researched lots of best ways to write posts (and tweets), etc…From all this, I’ve learned that marketing yourself is really freaking tough! I knew it would be hard, […]

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