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Writing is hard: and other things your creative writing teacher’s never told you

Writing is difficult. Actually no, good writing is hard. For those of you who write, who are "writers" meaning you actually sit down and create. You will know what this means. For those of you who don't, well read on. It was Hemmingway or maybe Fitzgerald who said that only bad writers believe writing to… Continue reading Writing is hard: and other things your creative writing teacher’s never told you

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The little girl with the golden lasso – Part 1

In an earlier blog, I discussed how writing makes us vulnerable and that by embracing and harnessing that vulnerability it, in turn, makes us brave.  This I know to be one of my own personal, if not universal truths.  Whenever I entered a new space, professional or personal, I left a piece of myself standing… Continue reading The little girl with the golden lasso – Part 1