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Ep 040 Four Creativity Tips That Might Be New to You The Girl and Duck Podcast

Okay, I’ve got four tips for you again today. I’m obsessed with four, aren’t !? I think it’s my brain’s favourite number. Anything more than four and my brain drifts away. La la la… BUT. Having said that. There is one EXTRA tip in this week’s ep. EXTRA TIP: If you’re new around here, get yee to the girlandduck website! Check out all the freebies (I made them with YOU in mind)! There’s so much goodness waiting for you. So. If you’re in love with kidlit, creative writing, illustrating, and you want to learn, explore and produce more, skip on over to the website and grab yourself some goodness, some guidance, some secret sauce! The other FOUR tips: 1. Get a manuscript assessment BEFORE you finish writing your book. Don’t wait. Don’t think you have to wait. Just get it under someone’s nose and get some professional feedback! 2. Start multiple projects. Yep. You heard me right. Permission to have several things on the go at once. One caveat: Limit it! (Choose a number and stick to it. Might be four!) 3. Choose one thing and finish it. As we go into the second half of the year it’s a good time to make a choice. Get a deadline happening. A schedule. A plan. Commit to one project and finish it. There is so much gold in finishing and you will feel ten feet tall! 4. Get a reader’s report on your WIP (work in progress). A reader’s report is different from a manuscript assessment but can be just as powerful. I share my experience in this ep. ► Go To Girl and Duck: https://girlandduck.com/ (for Freebies and Blog) ►Watch the girlandduck Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@JenStorerAuthor_GirlandDuck Books mentioned in this episode: The Fourteenth Summer of Angus Jack, (HarperCollins Children’s Books) https://jenstorer.com/project-type/03-novels/ Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children, (Penguin/Viking) https://jenstorer.com/project-type/03-novels/ ► About Jen & Girl and Duck: If you'd like to subscribe to my museletters, yay! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Click here⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. For more girl&duck goodness, go here – ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠GirlandDuck.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Jen's Life Coaching page can be found ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠here⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Join Jen's creative writing community the Duck Pond⁠ Follow Jen on Instagram:  @jenestorer ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Subscribe to Jen's YouTube Channel – ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Click here⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Jen's Author website: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠jenstorer.com ► Free stuff Get writing immediately. Writing prompts to get your imagination flowing! Get four AWESOME writing prompts delivered to your inbox over four days. ⁠⁠⁠https://girlandduck.com/free-writing-prompts/⁠⁠⁠ Grab this freebie! A booklet containing the transcripts from Jen's, 'Hey Author' reels on Instagram. Full of tips and wisdom for writers at every level! ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.jenstorerpresents.com/hey-author⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Free Mini Course: 5 Ways to Write a Book with Jen Storer ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ https://www.jenstorerpresents.com/5-ways-to-write-a-book-with-jen-storer⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠
  1. Ep 040 Four Creativity Tips That Might Be New to You
  2. Ep 039 Creative Writing: There Will be Surprises!
  3. Ep 038 Four Ways to Combat Rewriting Fears
  4. Ep 037 Four Rewriting Questions
  5. Special Ep 036 – Jen Storer In Conversation with Fiona Lloyd

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