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For the love of books and stories and how they change lives

Something a little different today.

Jamie Lee Wallace Hi. I’m Jamie. I am a content writer and branding consultant, columnist, sometime feature writer, prolific blogger, and aspiring fiction writer. 74 more words


Inspiration and travel

I’m working out the synopses of the two books that will complete the trilogy I’m working on, and I’m super excited that Oslo Norway will figure into the plot. 212 more words

Writing Life

Another Round of Ask Me Anything!

Hi, kids!

So yesterday I was drinking a beer (Sam Adams Nitro Coffee Stout, if you must know) and decided I should do an “Ask Me Anything,” which I hadn’t done for a while. 1,596 more words

Writing Life

Hedonism and the Starving Writer

I’m a slut for travel. Or as Khaulah* sometimes says, her voice heavily laced in her own particular brand of teasing, a travelista. Not because I can easily afford travel and all its associated expenses but because I can’t afford… 516 more words

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Writing Life: A Practice of Being Present

Yesterday, I read a wonderful piece by Melissa Yancy on The Upside of Failure and was struck by these lines in the closing paragraph:

“If I hadn’t learned to love the act itself, I’d learned to love the lens—not the time spent writing, but the way that time at the page created meaning in all my other time.

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Drunk On Writing?

The infamous quote by the great Ray Bradbury:

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”

What the heck does this even mean? 15 more words