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How to Overcome Writing Perfectionism Using Empathy

This is the third installment of the I’m Writing A Book series.

I’ve written about writing perfectionism in the past, and since then, I’ve come to terms with the fact that writing perfectionism is always going to be a part of my personality.  225 more words


Make Something, Do Something: Lessons From World Domination Summit

Sometimes I wonder at those people who start a blog and then two years later they’re making a living off it, and I think, How in the world?!? 1,489 more words

Life Of A Writer

I've Snapped, But That's Okay (And Song Previews)

Week 3, day 5. I think these headphones are officially molded to my head. The only thing taking me out of the house anymore is my part time summer job. 598 more words

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Note to self, #3: How to defend taking time to work on what you love

We meet for coffee (or tea). We’re probably good acquaintances, good friends, or maybe you’re one of my handful of close friends who has to listen to that mix of idealism and self-deprecation covering my words while I adjust my headscarf for about the ten millionth time because I’m also of that paranoid, slightly neurotic sort. 389 more words



Happy Monday! I tried to take the weekend off, but I ended up designing the blog banner for most of it, which was fun and productive, but I need to find a way to pull myself away from the work a little more. 495 more words

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Window Cleaner Climber

New digital image…… Title  :  Window Cleaner Climber

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White Sky, Leonard...

The morning is soft and quiet with white skies and clustered mosquitos and I am still here.  Still writing (almost) every day and walking with my dog around the farm.  271 more words

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