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To Write or Not To Write

When you’re a writer, the people you have relationships with soon realize they could very well end up in your writing. If you write fiction, then there is always “I swear it isn’t based on you!” Funny thing, most fiction … Continue reading

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All The Little Things To Love

So far for my month of love all I’ve talked about are the people I love. (Yes, I’m grouping my Angel and the squatter as people.) There are a lot of things that I love too: books, chocolate, pretty much … Continue reading

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The Truth About “Writer’s Block”

I’ve heard of this thing called writer’s block before. See, it’s this condition of not being able to think of what to write or how to proceed with your writing. Supposedly it is a writer’s worst enemy. And why not? … Continue reading

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A Writer’s First: Personal Essays, Publication Submissions And Writing Contests

I promised myself that this year I would finally submit something. And not just something, but I would begin submitting regularly to different presses and publications. You can’t get published unless you actually put your writing, and yourself, out there. … Continue reading

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Writing Through Trauma – I Never Thought I Would Go There

Writing about personal experiences is hard. Writing about the worst times in your life without ranting or breaking down, balancing the raw emotions and the battle with authentic memories is something else entirely. And when you write experiences that have … Continue reading

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