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“But I Can’t Write!” 5 Ways to Avoid Writing and Still Give Great Content

By KrisWithaK | June 17, 2014

I hear the same thing over and over again: I Don’t Wannnnnaaaa Wriiiite! Ok – so maybe they’re not a bunch of whiney-guts like that, but when I talk to clients about writing a blog for their business, their first concern is often this: “I Can’t Write!” My response is always, “YES YOU CAN! Just let yourself…

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Why I’m Taking Mr. Rogers’ Advice Today

By KrisWithaK | June 10, 2014

I’ve been Trying to Figure out How to Address This Week’s Post… This past week in Moncton, NB – where I live and where my children go to school and learn about life and reality and all of the ways of the world – something impossible happened. I have been mulling over this dilemma for…

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Blogging is a Team Sport: How to Build Community Online – and Why you Should

By KrisWithaK | June 3, 2014

Writing can be a lonely job Writers spend a lot of time alone. We have to, in order to focus on what we are saying, but MAN it can get lonely in our ivory tower (of course, by ivory tower, I really mean messy home-office or local coffee shop – table for one). Blog writing…

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Free Prewriting Worksheet: The 5 Keys to Unlock Prewriting

By KrisWithaK | May 27, 2014

Why Keys? When I taught Writing  at a local private school, here in Moncton, I had to use some clever tricks to keep my students from jumping straight to Drafting. Remember the elephant story? They were trying to eat the whole stinkin’ elephant in one bite, and you and I know that doesn’t work out…

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Prewriting Worksheet: How to Plan your Blog’s Content for a Whole Year – in about 30 Minutes.

By KrisWithaK | May 20, 2014

Why plan a year ahead? Creating an editorial calendar for your blog – for the whole year – seems like overkill. It seems like it will take a lot of work and be too limiting, right? Wrong. It is the first step in freeing your voice up to hit all of the right notes and really…

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The 5 Steps to Make Writing more Free, Fun and Effective

By KrisWithaK | May 13, 2014

Taking Apart the Writing Process: What does it actually look like? Well…it doesn’t really look like this layout of the insides of a typewriter, but looking at any complicated thing in pieces is the best way to make certain that all of the parts are there – and working well. I talked a little bit…

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Stop, Right Now! This One Thing Will Change the Way You Write Forever:

By KrisWithaK | May 6, 2014

How is Your Blog Writing Going, Today? Are you sitting in front of your computer, with a cup of coffee in your hand and one of the best seats at Starbucks, only to stare at the blinking cursor on your screen – your fingers paralyzed on the keyboard? Or do you prefer to sit outside in the sun…

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Welling Up, What Trickles Down | Blog Post

By KrisWithaK | April 22, 2014

Rest in Peace: Alistair MacLeod. Thank you for the stories. Sometime less than 10 years ago and more than 5, I sat in a room full of other bookish Word Nerds, listening to the last lecture on a great Modern Canadian Literature novel. The lecture was given by one of the best teachers I’ve ever had.…

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Author:

Kris Windley

I'm a writer, editor, illustrator, teacher, mother of two and enthusiastic cat-belly snuggler.

I write about Writing, Business and Blogging...and sometimes about Changing the World. 

Because if you're going to worry about commas and cash flow and social shares, you can pay attention to empathy and kindness too, right?

xo
Kris

Posts & Articles

  • Blog Home Page

    Go to the Blog Home Page to see the most recently published posts by Kris Windley.

  • Writing Skills

    Posts about your writing process, practice and skills - and how to use them to change the world.

  • Blogging Tips

    Posts to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.

  • Your Brand Voice

    Posts to help you find your brand voice and use it in your small business to make a big impact.

  • Change the World

    Posts to help you take your small business or writing adventure and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.

  • Make Space

    Posts to help you make space in your life for the important things - like sharing your Voice and changing the World.