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On Humility and Shooting Yourself in the Foot

As you should know by now, I am not what you call a consistent blogger. In fact, it usually takes an incredible burst of energy (often fueled by coffee, sudden inspiration, and a virgin sacrifice), amazing news I can’t keep to myself, or having something absolutely ridiculous happen that I feel the need to share with the six, or so, people that actually read this blog. 718 more words

The Imposter Syndrome

A friend, a professional musician, told me that sometimes, waiting to be introduced, he looked at his trombone and thought, “What is this thing I’m holding? 546 more words


Robert Matthew Goldstein reblogged this on Art by Rob Goldstein and commented:

If you write, read this. :)

Revising: How Much is Enough?

Every writer wishes that their piece could be perfect. We delete, we re-write, we cut, we paste. I see it as part of “the Circle of Life” for writing. 475 more words

Tips & Tricks

The World Needs Your Skyscraper...

I LOVED this encouragement from Pierce Brown which can be found in the acknowledgements of his book, Morning Star.

I hope it encourages you today to keep on pressing through because the world needs your skyscraper.


Writing Wednesday: Adjusting Again

I’ve been working on a time goal for the last few weeks. And it’s worked for the most part. But, I’ve started to sit there during the time I should be writing, just staring at the screen. 827 more words


Six Days of Camp NaNoWriMo Left

There are six days of Camp NaNoWriMo left (in case you didn’t glean that from the title of this blog post). I have not started rewriting my novel yet, … 185 more words

Why Pitch Wars?

If you follow me on twitter at all, or saw last week’s blog post, you’ll know that I’m a mentor in this year’s Pitch Wars. Don’t know Pitch Wars? 687 more words