I hemmed and hawed about whether to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year. The idea of this challenge--writing a 50,000 word novel in a month--has always appealed to my overachiever side, but I’ve never pulled the trigger,…
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“Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work.” -Chuck Close
I realize this is a funny thing to say given that my work is largely infused with inspiration/motivation, but you'll see what I'm really getting at.…
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A few years back I stood up in front of my aunts, uncles, cousins, children, parent, grandparent, and extended family at the Thanksgiving table and volunteered to say the dinner prayer. I didn't usually volunteer for something like that.…
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Does this happen to you? You’re doing something new, pursuing a new goal or change and it feels like NOTHING is working. Here are some ways this has shown up for me:
I’m pitching or submitting writing all over, but all I hear are crickets…
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