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John Steinbeck - Tenderness and Grace

Now that the years are piling up, some of my best reading these days happens in the waiting rooms of my various doctors.  There’s nothing serious going on, just an increasing number of “routine check-ups.” 1,007 more words


What it's really like being a writer~ the truth exposed

So I sat awake at 3:30 this morning, staring into the empty abyss that is a blank white computer screen and had not a single coherent idea. 1,084 more words

#NewYears Advice from Grandma #amwriting

A new year is approaching, and as the resident grandma, I feel compelled to let you know that you are loved and worthy of the good things in life. 1,115 more words


December the Beast by LV Gaudet

November is over, and as the dust settles (quite literally) December has come upon us to take hold of our lives.


With NaNoWriMo 2017 finished, the first thing that had to be done was rallying the troops, my unwilling participants (aka the family), into a day of binge cleaning. 847 more words


14 Ways To Make Journaling One Of The Best Things You Do In 2018

The list of successful and wise and brilliant people who made time to journal is almost unbelievable: Oscar Wilde, Susan Sontag, Marcus Aurelius, John Quincy Adams, Anne Frank, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Virginia Woolf, Henry David Thoreau, Joan Didion. 2,186 more words

The End of NaNo by LV Gaudet

National Novel Writing Month has come quivering to a close.  We lay down our exhausted pens, pencils, laptops, and other writing tools, take a long sigh, and rub our weary foreheads. 451 more words


I Have Published Thousands Of Articles Over The Past Few Years, Here Are 30 Things I Can Tell You About Being A Writer

I have been working as a professional writer for the past 4.5 years, in everything from finance to entertainment to lifestyle to poetry to news. I have hired writers and published other people’s writing. 1,139 more words