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Me, Trying to Write a Story

You can’t start because you don’t know everything about everything and thus you’re writing from an uninformed place. If you knew all of that stuff it would be a much better piece—you could flesh it out with smart, intriguing anecdotes that would cause people (half of whom wouldn’t even… 370 more words


I Exist and I Put Words to Paper. What am I?

Hey guys! My first post for Thoughtful Minds United is up. It’s all about what makes a real writer.

Here’s an excerpt:

(1) Sometimes, people write because something needs to come out.

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The Power of a Story

Photos can be poignant, powerful, or precious glimpses of a moment in time. Each one tells a story. Usually, the story is more than the caption you might see. 392 more words

A Writer's Life

How to Be a Writer (After You've Been an Editor)

You climbed the masthead ladder to earn the right to don “editor” in your title. But then, because *insert your job shift cause here*, you’re back to the primary writing gig. 669 more words

Samantha Smith

From woah to pro... How I became a paid writer... Kind of...

I’ve always wanted to write. I can admit now that my secret fantasy has been to write for a living, I’m not sure why I didn’t chase that dream earlier. 617 more words

What It Really Means to Mature As A Writer

By Jennie Jarvis

I’ve been writing since I was really young – and by really young, I mean REALLY young. I can remember writing little stories in elementary school. 1,308 more words


How to be a writer.

I recently started a new job at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

I am editing their product selector, writing their blog articles and managing their social media. 479 more words