Kerrie Flanagan

*Freelance Writer  *Author  *Publisher  *Writing Instructor

"You do not need anybody's permission to lead a creative life." Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic

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Being a writer is a calling.  For some, it happened when they were growing up, for others like me, it happened a little later in life. Regardless of when the desire hit, if you are drawn to writing, then by all means, write.

For 17 years, I have fueled my need to write through freelancing. I have hundreds of articles published in national and regional publications. My most recent articles can be found in The WriterWriter's DigestCostCo ConnectionWriter's Market 2016and Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016. I also have six stories in various Chicken Soup for the Soul books.

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Writing Realtor-Helping you find that perfect home for your manuscript or article


 Do you want more time to write? 

 Do you dread spending hours researching agent guidelines or markets for a potential article?

Then let me help you. I have been gifted with a rare super-power that gives me the ability to effectively sort through writer’s guidelines and writer’s markets to find those perfect fits and interestingly enough, the whole process brings me immense joy. Just like a great realtor who finds you homes that fit your criteria, I can match you with reputable literary agents that represent your genre or magazines looking to publish articles related to your topics of interest. 

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Let if Flow

Tapping into your creativity 
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By Kerrie Flanagan
Published in The Writer Magazine, June 2014

Creativity is at the core of everything we do as writers. It is the fuel we need to breathe life into our writing and into the worlds and characters we create.

If creativity is a key to writing success, are there ways to enhance and cultivate this quality? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, psychology professor, leading expert in the field of creativity and author ofCreativity and Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, believes there are. After years of studying creative individuals in a variety of fields, Csikszentmihalyi found ways we can all access our creativity consistently.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming events where I am presenting:

Northern Colorado Writers Conference 
May 5-6, 2017
Fort Collins, CO 

Past Events where I presented

Castle Rock Writers Conference
October 22
Castle Rock, CO

Writer's Digest Novel Writing Conference
October 28-30
Los Angeles, CA 
WDNWC16 

Writer's Digest Annual Conference
August 12-14, 2016
New York, NY

Northern Colorado Writers Conference
April 22-23, 2016
Fort Collins, CO

Willamette Writers Conference 
August 7-9, 2015 
Portland, OR 

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