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Blogger vs. Author

Some of us have trouble figuring out what comes first, the blogger or the author. It’s a pretty serious game of tug of war. I see amazing writers give up their blogs because they want to use that time to focus on their stories. And I get it. I, too, have stepped away from this…

Cheers, Mom.

Remembrance

The one-year anniversary of my mom’s death is looming around the corner. I will be taking the next few days off from social media to spend some time with my family and remember her. Find a favorite person today, and tell them how much you love them and why. Then seal it with a hug…

writing on a regular basis is the best way to grow as a writer

What it takes to be a writer (in public)

There is a void between writing for oneself and writing for others. A chasm deep and fearsome. One which has the power to prevent some people from making the leap from one realm to the other. I thought about this after having received 15 submissions from fellow writers for my Dare to Write Summer Writing…