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Reading Judgment

Reading Judgment

Self-judgment and recrimination and recrimination is a frequent theme for me. For all of us, really. When we do our goals check-ins here, we invite the should-have-dones and feelings teeter on the edge of success or disappointment. I haven’t set […]

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Goals Check-In, The Third

Goals Check-In, The Third

My two months of breakneck scheduling are finally coming to an end. August and September have not felt like great months for reaching any goals, but we’ll see what (if anything) I can check off. Writing Story submissions? Not a […]

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Write Reasons

Write Reasons

Why do I write? Ever since Kate asked this question, it’s been on my mind. It seems like an important answer to have. I write because it’s who I am. Because I have to; I can’t not. Writing for me is […]

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Words Are Magic

Words Are Magic

A long while back, I wrote a post that touched on the magic of words. I’ve decided to revisit that concept this week. David Abram’s book The Spell of the Sensuous has stuck with me, though I haven’t read it […]

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Everyone Needs A Cheerleader

Everyone Needs A Cheerleader

Do you have a cheerleader? I mean someone who sees value in the most random, off-the-wall ideas and is ready to jump in with you head-first. Someone creatively safe – someone you know you can share any idea with and […]

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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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