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For The Writer Who Is Tongue-Tied

Shockingly, not every writer is introverted. Really. There are magical extroverted people who can talk about their books and answer questions about their writing career without panicking or breathing into a paper bag or stumbling over their words twelve times. At least, that’s what I’ve heard. I’m an introvert myself, so I wouldn’t really know. […]

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Living Like A Writer

We are two weeks into January. Almost two weeks. What day is it again? Basically, 2019 has been a whirlwind of activity, even in its first two weeks. I started coaching sessions, started the first draft of my sixth book, embraced this blog, sent out several resumes for freelance writing positions, and oddly enough, repainted […]

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For The Writer Who Has Quit One Too Many Times

As a writer, there is nothing quite as exhilarating as a new idea. A new character waltzes in, capturing our attention, and whispering about a story flooded with new possibilities, new dangers, and a love so deep it borders on intoxication. Suddenly, we’re taking the long way home from work, getting lost in the grocery […]

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A Year of Gardening

I love the freshness of a new year. Really. It’s one of my favorite things. I love the feeling of having a clean slate ahead of me, of days and weeks and months that have so much potential and so few mistakes. It’s like having a brand new notebook to write in, or a new […]

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For The Writer Who Isn’t Ready For Another Year

The beginning of a new year is an exciting thing. 365 days filled with promise, unsullied by mistakes, unspoiled by bad attitudes or hurtful remarks. A year is a powerful thing, and it’s exciting to have a new one ahead to conquer. Except when it’s not. Sometimes the thought of a new year, combined with […]

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