Fear of New Beginnings

Fear of New Beginnings

Is there a term for the fear of new beginnings? Or perhaps it’s more a fear of endings. (I just finished reading Carrie Jones’s Need* series, in which the main character “collects” phobias and recites them when nervous or scared.) […]

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2018: First Goal Update

2018: First Goal Update

I have to admit the past three months have been a write-off goal-wise. That’s not at all how I wanted to start this post when I shared my goals in January, but it is what it is. “Write-off” is perhaps […]

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Goals Check In: 2018, The First

Goals Check In: 2018, The First

At the start of this year, I didn’t really have a rational, realistic idea of what goals I may or may not expect to accomplish. Because, well, baby. Who, by the way, will be six months old tomorrow. Huh. And […]

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Priorities: I Have Them

Priorities: I Have Them

I’ve grown better at setting my priorities and following through. Even if I do end up flaking. A lot. Family, of course, tops the list (and let me just say I had no way to truly comprehend the effects this […]

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Creative Motherhood: A Social Issue

Creative Motherhood: A Social Issue

Creative motherhood offers a vast array of obstacles. Like everything else, cultural and societal expectations complicate an already difficult balance, while double standards abound. I do not guarantee my that my thoughts on this topic will be coherent, well-considered, or […]

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Rejection is the Best Motivation

Rejection is the Best Motivation

So I struggle with submitting stories. The why of that is complicated and many-faceted, and (at least on the surface) has little to do with rejection. I will attempt to unpack this. I see this difficulty as a self-discipline issue, […]

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