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Keep a swipe file

You'll sometimes read something that speaks to your soul. Or a unique idea. A well-told story. A novel way to explain something.

When you find one of these, save them to a swipe file or write them on index cards. Over time, you'll build a treasure chest of your favourite things to keep as inspiration when you write.

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Never give up. Always find a reason to keep trying.

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