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10 Things I've learned about writing and publishing

Some of the most important things I’ve learned over the past year of writing and publishing are

  1. The first (or fifteenth) draft is not ready. It needs an editor.
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Things I've Learned Lately

There are a lot of things you learn in grad school that aren’t related to what you’re studying. Or at least I do…. So here’s a quick post on my favourite few lessons so far: 100 more words


Pulled from the Wreckage: 23 Things I Learned At Age 23

For the first instalment of Pulled from the Wreckage, I’ve chosen this piece that I wrote in 2014.

I am two months away from my 24th birthday and feeling very old and wistful. 739 more words


8 Things I've Learned Writing a Novel:

This last month, I began to fulfill a lifelong dream: write a novel. I’ve had many stories to tell and just as many that I’ve wanted to share, but between a lack of self confidence and not knowing where to start I hadn’t ever sat down to put it all on paper. 249 more words

Things I've learned: Soul Food is Everywhere

When I was little I was a pain when it came to eating. I wouldn’t try anything!

I grew up, traveled away, met new people, & started trying stuff. 128 more words

Expat Life

Day #1 - Made It

Day #1 at the new job is in the books!

Here is what I’ve learned:

1) There are so many bathrooms.  They aren’t shared with the public.  491 more words

10,950 days of life and all I got was this keychain...

Just kidding. I’ve gotten much more than a keychain (not that I could ever find one with my name on it but we’ll discuss that later) I turned 30 last week. 1,090 more words