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The Necessary Evil of Revision and Rewrites

It’s my least favorite part of my job, having to rewrite a piece. Sometimes it’s writing from the wrong angle, or just completely missing the mark on the topic. 503 more words

Writing

Unmet Expectations

I don’t know about you, but when I have expectations that aren’t met, it can feel like a slap in the face.  Because with expectation comes anticipation…good or bad, it’s at least something you can prepare for. 500 more words

Children

Every Writer Wants to Give Up at Some Point

The world of writing can be a lonely one. Even for those of us who are able to reach a few or even masses. They don’t see what’s behind the scenes, including the struggles. 414 more words

Writing

Don’t Let “Moments” Define You

Can I be real with you?  There have been times when I sit down to write a blog and doubts begin to swirl in my mind.  419 more words

Children

Every End Has a Beginning

Every story, blog, news report, magazine article and other types of writing all have a beginning. It starts with a word. And yet as simple as this truth is, many writers get caught up in the end result. 275 more words

Writing

The Nesting Instinct

Lately I’ve been fascinated with the whole “nesting” instinct that can take over women.  In case you’re wondering, yes, I am expecting.  But before you get too excited (or shake your head in wonder), it’s not a baby.  416 more words

Mother

Inner Critic: Replacing the Negative Messages with Positive Ones

Who is your biggest critic? If I were to guess, I would say that for the majority of writers, it’s you. More often than not, we tend to be our own worse critics. 356 more words

Writing