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How do you nurture your writing?

I have often thought that what really stands between me and serious writing is time and the self-discipline to write whether I feel like it or not. Or maybe those are just my excuses because I’m a wee bit afraid of rejection, too, but that is neither here nor there. I think my two week experimentation with Julia Cameron’s web…

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The First Husband, a review

The First Husband, by Laura Dave, isn’t quite what I expected. I don’t know what I expected, exactly, but Annie Adams has everything. A long term relationship with a guy she thinks she loves, the career of her dreams that takes her traveling all over the world and freedom, though she isn’t entirely sure what that means. But that all…

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Life after loss and lessons learned

Perhaps I would have gotten more into the book if I were Buddhist. Perhaps I would have gotten more into the book if I had any connection to the issues surrounding binge eating and binge spending. Perhaps I would have gotten more into the book if I hadn’t been reading it through the lens of my own loss. Because really…

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Pain demands to be felt

It can be pushed aside. It can be buried. But somehow, it always works its way back to the surface. Because pain demands to be felt. The Fault in Our Stars is a simple teenage love story made complex because all the characters are dying. And through lots of big words and references to Kierkegaard and William Carlos Williams. Which…

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