Remembering Why You Write #writerslife

In the wonderfully creative world of writers we are flooded with posts on writing tips, marketing strategies, balancing life with creativity, and nailing those word counts. The amount of positive encouragement is huge, and I’ve always loved the fact that this exists in the writing community. Our ability as writers to constantly offer that nudge […]

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Ignoring the Imposter’s Voice #writerlifelessons

I am an introvert by nature and while I can strap on my “public” big girl pants and enjoy social interactions, if given a choice, I’d happily curl up in an overstuffed chair, book in hand, and occasionally peek out at life for random bouts of people watching. I actually have to “prepare” myself when […]

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Planning It Out #writerbuisnessplan

While at the RWA Conference I attended a workshop given by the talented Stephanie Bond on the value of a Writer’s Business Plan. Hold your horses, young one, don’t bail on me. I get that the use of “business plan” may invoke images of scurrying executives with briefcases in hand or endless board meetings, but […]

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Releasing the Safety Line #writerlife #misconceptions

*Deep breath, brushing nervous hands over jeans* I don’t normally make a deliberate decision to step into hot topics. Like many, I was warned to avoid topics of politics, religion, and sex if I wanted to escape social interactions unscathed. Being fairly open-minded, I tend to keep my opinions on heavily discussed topics (of which […]

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