Your Daily Writing Habit

Your Daily Writing Habit

In Your Daily Writing Habit Christine "Ink" Whitmarsh shares her expert writing secrets so YOU can write (and finish!) a book that changes lives! Christine's mission is to inspire and help as many people as possible to share their stories and life lessons in book form, thereby transforming the lives of others. Christine, a celebrity ghostwriter, bestselling author, and book coach, is the owner of The Ink Agency, a professional book services agency serving clients worldwide since 2003 (formerly Christine Ink - Writing With Impact). The Ink Agency helps authors write, publish and promote extraordinary books that drive powerful brands. Over the course of her 18 years as a professional writer, Christine, a "creative scientist" by nature, has mastered the process of developing, writing and COMPLETING top quality books.

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June 25, 2022 4 min
This week's Sunday Story Time selection: The Power of the Curve http://www.powerofthecurve.com/ Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“Learning a difficult skill takes time. But remember, the harder the skill is to learn, the more fulfilling it is when you reach the finish line.” ― Mark Joseph Aduana A bigger, more interesting writing exercise than usual for your weekend! Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“Ideas don’t make you rich. The correct execution of ideas does.” -Felix Dennis What questions do you have for me about writing and finishing writing an awesome book? Please send them to me through my website contact page: https://christine-ink.com/contact/ Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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The first scene of a movie sets the tone for the rest and in some cases determines whether the rest is even worth watching. The same is true for the opening scene of a book. When writing the story of your life, how can you craft a captivating opening scene? Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“There is an art of reading as well as an art of thinking and an art of writing.” -Benjamin Disraeli. An inspirational #WriterWednesday message to help you power through your week. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“The first draft reveals the art; revision reveals the artist.” ― Michael Lee. This week's memoir to movie tip - the anatomy of a scene. A 6 point check-up to see what's not working in a scene. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” ― James Baldwin My memoir: http://www.powerofthecurve.com/ Get my emails: https://christine-ink.com/sign-up/ Join the author conversation: https://www.face...
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This week's featured Sunday Story Time book: "Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writing Within" by Natalie Goldberg https://amzn.to/3zziz6L Need a professional set of eyes on your work to see what you’re not seeing? Let’s chat: https://calendly.com/christine-ink/30min Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritingha...
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“Easy reading is damn hard writing.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne. This weekend's writing prompt is to help you better understand the book you're writing and its value to readers. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.” — Robert Benchley 5 things you DO need to write a book. What about you? What questions do you have for me about writing and finishing writing an awesome book? Please send them to me through my website contact page: https://christine-ink.com/contact/ Join the author conversation: https://www.facebo...
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“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” -M. Scott Peck 3 tips for writing clearer, more intense conflict scenes. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inka...
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“The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful.” - H.L. Mencken How to translate what you know into a nonfiction book that people actually understand and want to read. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” ― Brodi Ashton Writing Your Hero's Journey Into Your Memoir: https://christine-ink.com/writing-your-heros-journey-in-memoir-structure-your-life-story-like-a-novel/ Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“I like to remind people that creativity also isn't a spark; it's a slog. Every artist, inventor, designer, writer, or other creative in the world will talk about his work being an iterative experience. He'll start with one idea, shape it, move it, combine it, break it, begin anew, discover something within himself, see a new vision, go at it again, test it, share it, fix it, break it, hone it, hone it, hone it, hone it...
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This week's featured Sunday Story Time book: Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers - by Tim Ferriss https://amzn.to/3GRV9uG Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” —Bill Copeland. 5 questions to help you get the most out of your book writing sessions. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“If you really want to know yourself, start by writing a book.” — Shereen El Feki. FAQs Friday: Which should I write first, big book, or smaller brand products? What about you? What questions do you have for me about writing and finishing writing an awesome book? Please send them to me through my website contact page: https://christine-ink.com/contact/ Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ L...
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“Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips.” - M. J. Bush. Questions to ask to get clarity on your scenes. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” -Carl Jung. Feeling stuck in chaos and what that has to do with us as authors. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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“The arts, it has been said, cannot change the world, but they may change human beings who might change the world.” -Maxine Greene. This week's "memoir to movie secret" - why music isn't just for the movie soundtrack. How to apply music theory as an author. Join the author conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inkauthors/ Learn more about YDWH and catch up on old episodes: www.yourdailywritinghabit.com
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