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"What Should I Write?"

It’s the age-old question, isn’t it? Even the most seasoned authors ask it. You know you’re itching to write something, anything, but you just don’t know what. 705 more words


Keep dreaming.

You know that dream in your heart?

The one that seems too impossible to attempt?

Too many obstacles to overcome?

It’s a seed.

It was placed within you for a reason. 50 more words


Writer, write.

Dear Fellow Writer,

Can you not see just how exquisite the story within you is?

It has been given to you because nobody else can tell it exactly the way that… 97 more words


Pride and Prejudice and Coffee

Yesterday I released my first ebook and am wondering what took me so long!  It’s a great high, this experience, and although caffeine might be playing a part in all of this, I cannot express the feeling of satisfaction when a friend (or acquaintance) grasps the “message” of the story; the message that we writers spend time crafting and scrutinizing over. 57 more words

12 Things to Tell Yourself When You Start to Believe You Can't Actually Do This

1. People who criticize my work just to put me down aren’t worth paying attention to.

2. And just because I receive constructive, negative feedback doesn’t mean I did a bad job. 230 more words

Meg Dowell

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Submission Sundays: the Lantern and the Nature of Cities

Welcome to the inaugural post of a new writerly series called Submission Sundays. Each week, I’ll be bringing you a unique call for submission. Each call will contain a speculative element and will offer payment. 291 more words

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