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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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Inner Critic: Adventures in Research

Inner Critic: Adventures in Research

The other day, I asked a question. Now, asking questions on social media isn’t always the wisest thing to do, but I did not know how to tackle this topic. So I made use of my many friends who might. […]

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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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Revising Expectations. Again.

Revising Expectations. Again.

Expectations are funny things. I’m trying to be ok with the likelihood that I won’t make an important goal. I probably won’t make it, even though I made it easy on myself and set the bar low. Which goal? Submitting […]

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Vocation Stations

Vocation Stations

Kathleen has a post for us this week on something I’d never heard of: vocation stations. The name is unfamiliar, but but having one makes for an incredibly useful writing tool. In her book Refuse to Choose, Barbara Sher suggests […]

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It’s Ok To Not Always Be Writing

It’s Ok To Not Always Be Writing

Today’s guest post is from my long-time writer-friend Kathleen Kayembe. She writes fantasy, horror, and speculative fiction of all flavors. Her writing, her stories, have the ability to leave me breathless. She has some words of wisdom that I hope […]

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