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Writing Motivators

What are your writing motivators? When I started writing I was motivated to write to escape school. It was a way to be someone else for a while and I got to explore my feelings in a constructive way. As […]

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If Writing Wasn’t An Option

If writing wasn’t an option, what would you be doing? Well, first, that idea is hell to even consider… but if we are speaking hypothetical here, I would be an artist. I am a creative person and have found other […]

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Creating Original Works

Original works in general is anything created by anyone that in original in nature. As long as you aren’t copying a piece word-for-word or claiming a piece of art to be your own, but have come up with the original idea/ finished product, then it’s an original work.
To me, original work is…

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Energized Writing & Burnout

You can probably guess from the title I am not going to be one or the other. Most people will be more of one than the other. In my current writing state I’m blessed to be energized by my writing, although that hasn’t always been the case. It has taken a lot of work and a long time to find the balance to allow my creative side to work with my everyday life without causing issues.

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Tear Jerking Reads

Most of the time I try to avoid books that are known to make people cry but sometimes a girl just needs a let out some tears. So, why waste tears crying over nothing when you can read a good […]

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Naked Beauty and Images of Confidence

If you ever feel uncomfortable in your own skin, or for whatever reason, you start to believe you are not beautiful, I suggest taking a life drawing class, or seeing a life drawing exhibit. Life drawing is a form of […]

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Reader’s Block?

In the most case reader’s block is similar to writer’s block, only that you can’t find yourself focusing on reading or don’t know what to read versus not knowing what to write. Personally, I don’t have this problem because – to be perfectly honest –

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When Art & Fiction Meet

As some of you know, I volunteer at a local art gallery sometimes. In this gallery there is always something new going on. We do local theatre, art classes, Cocktail & Canvas events, and the list goes on. Recently, (as […]

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Author Pseudonym – Yes, or No?

When it came to building my author brand I did consider writing under a pseudonym. At the time I thought all writer’s wrote under pseudonyms, and since I wanted to be a writer I believed it was important to think of a pseudonym. After doing a little more research and struggling with thinking up a cool name to write by I decided

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In Other Words… Bathroom

Bathroom: usually a room that consists of a toilet, sink, and/or shower/bathtub. These are commonly found in one’s residence and in public spaces for those requiring to use the ‘facilities’. When it comes to writing though, sometimes bathroom won’t work. […]

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