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30 days of focus

A few weeks ago, I was thunking about how I could jumpstart my writing (for the past couple years my progress has been stagnant). I decided some sort of a challenge would be helpful, but I didn’t want anything as daunting as NaNoWriMo or even Camp NaNoWriMo. 635 more words

The Writer

Dunes #FreeVerse #Poetry

Dunes rising and falling
with each new sunset.

Golden riches slip through
your fingers like sand.

© 2018 Jason A. Muckley


Those Regrets

Copyright © Shantanu Baruah

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Formatting Sucks...

I spent about 2 hours tonight correcting my manuscript’s formatting to get it pitch ready. Ugh.

It wasn’t terrible… *cringe* … but it wasn’t fun either. 95 more words



I don’t know how many of you follow my Instagram account — or know I have one — but last night, I posted a poem on there that I’d love to share with all of you. 279 more words

Creative Writing

New Blog!

Hello fellow mess-makers! I wanted to check in as I’ve done you all the cruel disservice of falling off of the face of the earth for a few days. 36 more words


What I Wish I Knew Before Self-Publishing...

Here’s what I already knew:

  1. Without the marketing of a traditional publishing house, I wouldn’t sell many copies, especially at the beginning. I’m okay with that.
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