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Emily Hanlon: The Fiction Writer's Journey
Creativity Coaching : Emily Hanlon

Emily Hanlon: The Fiction Writer's Journey

Emily HanlonEmily Hanlon is a writing coach, creativity coach and novelist. As a writing coach, Emily demystifies the writing process with her two pronged approach of teaching technique and unleashing creativity. In addition to private coaching, she offers workshops and teleseminars. Her website is The Fiction Writer's Journey at

She has had seven works of fiction, including the bestselling novel, Petersburg, and a book on writing, "The Art of Fiction Writing or How to Fall Down the Rabbit Hole Without Really Trying." She has also been published in Writer's Digest Magazine.

Her work as a creativity coach is based on her belief that the multi-faceted journey of creativity is not limited to the arts, but nurtures life at its most profound depths. Through her other website, Creative Soul Works,, Emily offers two Mentoring Programs: Creativity as A Wellspring of Life, and Writing Your Story, Creating a Tapestry of Your Life: Memoir Writing as a Healing Journey.

Writing Articles by Emily Hanlon

Keeping Faith with the Creative Process
By Emily Hanlon
We need to give our own creative ideas a warm, safe place in which to germinate.

Why Outlining Your Story Is Counter Productive!
By Emily Hanlon
Outlining is left-brain activity. Besides, how can you outline the unknown?

Releasing the Creative Energy in Fiction Writing
By Emily Hanlon
How do we unleash the creative energy through the channels of character and story?

I Am Not I
By Emily Hanlon
Exploring the inner selves; the partners in the dance of creativity.

Need Writing Inspiration? Try Risk, Passion, and Creativity!
By Emily Hanlon
You want to write. You really do. But the passion you feel never gets translated into actual writing.

Journey Into the Imagination
By Emily Hanlon
Traveling to the Land of Betwixt and Between.

The Creative Process, How and Why it Works
By Emily Hanlon
Writing, whether it be fiction, poetry or nonfiction, finds its origins in the dark, fertile chaos of the unconscious.

Nothing Kills Creativity Faster than Criticism
By Emily Hanlon
Enter the critic: looking at ways the Inner Critic blocks and confounds your writing.

Writing and the Cosmic Shopping Mall!
By Emily Hanlon
A writing exercise and prompts that takes you through the process of using the power of the image to unleash creativity.