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Failures IV: 7 Lessons of Failure as a Writer

People look at me and see success. Published in multiple media, in multiple genres, with various awards. With an MFA and a Ph.D., too, but there have been many failures along the way. I have failed so many times I’ve … Continue reading

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Failures Part III

“You learn by failing over and over.” Continue reading

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A Village at Work

As a writer, I’m privy to a lot of conversations. A good majority of those conversations come from my characters who converse inside my head. Sometimes they gang up on me, like little kids, demanding, “Me next!” “It’s my turn!” … Continue reading

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Hello Twitter! Again.

Okay, I’ll admit it.  I’m glutton for punishment.  What does a writer who has just finished her biggest writing project to date do?  Does she take some time to rest?  Not this writer. Instead, I joined a MOOC.  Say what?  Yeah, that’s what I … Continue reading

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