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Conferences from an Outside Perspective

Conferences from an Outside Perspective

It recently came to my attention that not all people understand the organization of a writing conference, or merely a conference in general. Surprising, right? Yeah, not so much. After the first day of When Worlds Collide, I attended my […]

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Post-When Words Collide 2016

Post-When Words Collide 2016

As I’m typing, it’s been roughly 22 hours since I left When Words Collide 2016. The end of the festival is always bittersweet because I love the energy and excitement about writing I get out of all of the presentations, but […]

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There’s nothing like a deadline to get you writing…

There’s nothing like a deadline to get you writing…

Not quite a deadline…a “life”line, I suppose? It is with a mix between joyous excitement and overwhelming terror that I announce that I am soon to become a mother. My wife is pregnant and we are expecting to become a […]

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Administrative Burden of Being an Indie Author

Administrative Burden of Being an Indie Author

I’m not sure if I have written about this before. Administrative burdens was something that I factored into with my 2016 Goals post–trying to not overload my plate with goals without taking into account a lot of the effort that […]

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Intersectionalism

Intersectionalism

This week has been a thoughtful one for me. While I have been bogged down with quite a few stressors and uplifted by the adoption of two kittens (:o!), I have been reading quite a few pieces on the Internet […]

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2015 Goals – Final Check-In

2015 Goals – Final Check-In

2015 is coming to a close. It’s been an extremely long year for me. Multiple jobs, changing industries of work, settling into a routine. And the goals changed as I went. Writing Goal—Non-fiction: Write, edit, and publish my planned Street […]

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