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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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LOST Writing FOUND – A Fricking Treasure Trove!

I first started working on my memoir, which is about rebirth in every sense (yes I am claiming the physical too, because I actually flipping died) in December 2012. It wasn’t that me working on this book was a surprise, … Continue reading

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When You’re In A Writing Rut, Take A Class Or Something

As a working writer, it can be a solitary life. Being a total introvert that works for me. But every now and then it’s good to connect. Lately, I’ve been in… I don’t know. I wouldn’t exactly call it a … Continue reading

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My Virgin AWP Experience

I can’t believe it’s been (more than) a week since AWP ended. I admit AWP got off to a rough start for me (you can see what I mean here) but after the initial shocks and adjustments my experience at … 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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