Even though I sometimes hang out and feel sorry for myself, I won't quit. My muse will return. I know she will. Trying to force her to perform on demand is like asking a painter to deliver a masterpiece every time. The daily word count for NaNo is that forced performance and we all know… Continue reading NaNo Is Either Half Full or Half Empty
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Writers! Do You Self Sabotage? Here Are The Top Three Reasons And What To Do
As writers, we're told to be creative... be yourself... work your magic... BUT we're also told to have thick skin... rejection is part of the game... and don't take it personally. Geez, I've used many of those lines myself, but lately my overly tightly twisted writer brain ain't buyin' any of it. ONE: The Constant… Continue reading Writers! Do You Self Sabotage? Here Are The Top Three Reasons And What To Do
I Nearly Slipped Down the Rabbit Hole of Imposter Syndrome but Realized What Was Happening and I Refused
I found my strength as a young woman and an understanding in life that time was going to pass by whether I did anything or not. I shed the heavy cloak that protected me and embraced my own reality. For me that meant letting go of the shyness and uncertainty. This was years before I picked up a pen.