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A Writing Tip for a Saturday

Pour every bit of yourself into your works, your very essence; every last damn drop. Leave nothing behind for the beaker to hoard for it can be one selfish sonofabitch!

–Michael Frost

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What To Do When You Stop Doing

So the other day I was plagued by fear. Not the “oh my gosh, there’s a snake!” fear…but rather the fear of failure.

In all honesty I was thinking too much about not being a good writer or recognized, or knowing there’s better authors out there, so how would anyone ever buy my book? 251 more words

Let’s Start a Bloggers' International “Be Kind to Each Other Group”.

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It seems to me that bloggers are a natural social-support group. When we read a post from someone who seems down, or is struggling in some aspect of their lives, most of us have a tendency to offer a kind word of encouragement. 178 more words

The Joys of Teaching

At the end of last school year, I was appointed English department head at our high school. While the promotion brought much more responsibility than monetary compensation, there have been some nice perks of which I am quite appreciative. 262 more words

Essay

A Hope that Seems Never to Come...

Hope deferred makes the heart sink…

- Proverbs 13:12

Lord, help me to despair not.  Help me to hold to hope… even when it’s already been so long 13 more words

Reflection

Becoming

Each of us must write. In life most of us do not discover this truth. Writing is discovery and at our deepest being we are explorers seeking hidden truths about ourselves and our world. 325 more words

Quotes

Beautiful Mess Series By TK Leigh Just 0.99

RECOMMENDED FOR READERS 18 AND UP DUE TO EXPLICIT SEXUAL SITUATIONS, STRONG LANGUAGE, AND GRAPHIC VIOLENCE

A Beautiful Mess: Olivia Adler is a woman with a troubled past. 534 more words