Why Do I Feel Obligated?

Why Do I Feel Obligated?

It’s the Christmas season in my world which means I am in the midst of figuring out what I’m buying, who I’m buying for, and who I’m mailing cards to. I am so bloody behind that I am like a chicken […]

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Do You Know Your Writing Style?

Do You Know Your Writing Style?

Last Monday I completed a timed assignment for my current PR course in which I had to write three news releases incorporating facts the instructor listed for us. We had a 25 minute block for the first story, then 20, […]

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Boxes and Imagination Muscles

Boxes and Imagination Muscles

The past few weeks have seen a lot of my old neuroses come to fore. Ones I thought I had legitimately dealt with, not buried. So that’s been fun. It has also been illuminating. My current course instructor is not an […]

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Coffee Shop Writer Dreams

Coffee Shop Writer Dreams

It’s been a bad week. My one too many full weekends hit me hard on Sunday when I had to get up early for a charity run. I love the run and cause, I hate the hour. I haven’t felt […]

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Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics here in the US have become a circus at best, and a nightmare most of the time. To borrow a friend’s brilliant expression: it is a Trumpster fire. When millions of lives – to one extent or another – […]

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Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

Diversity Is More Than A Checklist

“Diversity” is one of those leading terms in the writing world right now. Issues related to the call for diversity are complex and many-layered and come into play on every level of the publishing industry. Today, I’m only focusing on […]

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