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Passion for Writing

Passion for Writing

When I was in junior high (middle school to some of you), writing became my ultimate form of entertainment. I didn’t watch much TV and the internet wasn’t nearly as addictive as it is now (besides, I was SLOW on […]

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Emotional Rollercoaster

Emotional Rollercoaster

A writer can spend their whole life worried about the quality of their work and hold it back within themselves. It ends up just making the writer a mass of frustration and anxiety, unable to share and worried about expressing […]

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Learning from the Artist about Creative Perfectionism

Learning from the Artist about Creative Perfectionism

Being in the comic and graphic novel industry is still really new to me. When asked what I write, I still forget that I write comics, unless I’m in a comic-specific meeting setting. I list my personal projects when asked; […]

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DNF

DNF

Last week I started talking about the major points that stood out from Rae Carson’s keynote at Sirens Conference in October. This post, I want to talk about the second one. Rae mentioned how she loved to start things. She […]

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Comparing Yourself to Other Writers

Comparing Yourself to Other Writers

Comparing yourself to other writers is a root-of-all-problems issue for authors, both pre-published and established. It’s horrifically easy to fall back into a groove where you think that others are doing it so much better than you are, saying what […]

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Perfectionism

Perfectionism

Perfectionism. You know, the answer to “What is your greatest flaw” when doing an interview before you think of something more constructive and less cliched to say? Except, it can be the answer that holds you back the most. What […]

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