Pivotal Points in Writing – What are Yours?

October 8 by

So, as is always the case, as I was looking for one thing, I found another.  This time, it was a short story I wrote as a senior in high school.  It was a story that was very close to me because I was about to graduate from high school, and I was terrified of the next steps.  I knew most everyone in my class was, but I also knew many were too scared to say it. It’s also the story I look back to as the first one with any real maturity to it.  It dealt with emotions that were real, a setting that was real, and a real impending event.  It helped me sort through those emotions, and come out on the other side knowing I wasn’t alone.  That I was in...

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Knowing when to give up

August 2 by

But if you see something that truly doesn’t belong in you anymore? Be brave. Admit it. Acknowledge it.

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Hesitation and jealousy

July 21 by

It happened again. I had a genius idea, years ago, and I sat on it. And guess what? Just like last time, someone else thought of it, acted on it, and the idea is going like gangbusters.

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Connection levels and risk

May 10 by

If you tell people what you really think, in life or in business, there will always, always be those who don’t want to hear it.

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The moment you get it right

March 29 by

That’s the moment you may be starting to get it right…

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Vulnerability and ripples

March 2 by

My personal life has been a little chaotic lately, and I can hear the changes in my writing voice. I was trying so hard not to let anything show. I have been fooling myself.

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