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All My Life I Wanted To Be A Writer And Then My Life Just Went...

As a writer, this is my new favorite explanation ever for why it took me so long to make any real attempt at my writing dreams. 121 more words

Aspiring Authors

5 Reasons Why You're A Good Writer

This post is dedicated to my fellow writers and bloggers. I spent the last year writing a memoir and the last week querying literary agents. I already have my first rejection! 614 more words

Life Commentary

Leave the Luggage Behind

“Where are your bags?” is the most frequent question I’ve been getting lately from the friends I stay with when I travel for author events. I show up at their doors with a small tote in my hands, and they look around me for the rest. 462 more words

Writer's Life

The Battle of Little Big Brain - The War in the Mind of a Writer

The greatest battle I face as a writer is what I call, “The Battle of Little Big Brain.” Why, you ask?

Good question.

One. My mind thinks in quirky ways (AKA cognitive diversity, AKA Yay! 721 more words

Aspiring Authors

Looking for Direction and Peace?

Overwhelmed? Drifting above the landscape of your work like a hot air balloon?

Lost your sense of direction? Fear your approaching deadlines?

Searching for answers.  500 more words

Writer's Life

The Long and The Short: A Truce

Most days I lock myself in my little writing closet and I don’t come out until I’ve made significant headway on something, usually the book I’m working on. 347 more words

Writing Process

The Making of a Masterpiece

In every block of marble I see a statue as plain as though it stood before me, shaped and perfect in attitude and action. I have only to hew away the rough walls that imprison the lovely apparition to reveal it to the other eyes as mine see it.”  472 more words