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Editing For Perfectionists

I’ve always loved taking those personality tests you find in magazines and on the internet. I don’t know what it is, exactly. I just have this deep longing to understand who I am and what makes me tick, because more often than not it’s a mystery even to me. 616 more words


Life Changes and An Update

I just wanted to let my readers know that I have NOT dropped off the face of the planet. The past month has been INSANE. To make a long story short I have surgery next week and  I’ll be down for at least a month. 84 more words

Writing Life

3 Familiar Places to Look if Your Idea Well Runs Dry

Have you run short of ideas for articles, your blog, or perhaps a client’s blog? Here are four places to look for inspiration and ideas. 546 more words


What's your writer's budget?

There’s a dollar sign attached to everything these days—writing classes, MFA (always), writing prompts, online publications, print publications, books (of course).

What do you think is worth buying or purchasing as a writer?

Writing Life

A writer in the woods - evolving from the angsty writer

When I write, sometimes I listen to music. Sometimes I don’t. Sometimes I wear my jammie pants and sometimes I write while wearing a skirt and sweater. 621 more words


A Chartreuse Sky

I looked out the window and suddenly caught myself smiling and humming Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles.

At 6:20am on a flight to… 206 more words

Family Life

Well who knew? Nanowrimo - here I come

I didn’t know I was going to do it until this past weekend. A friend of mine left town and asked me to house-sit until she came back. 518 more words