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11 Must Have Items For Writers on the Go

One of the things I love about being a writer is being able to go wherever I want whenever I want. My office is anywhere I can find a a quiet place to reflect, write, hash-out thoughts and get them down – either on paper of PC. Not everywhere I find myself these days is equipped with technology. Luckily my phone has hot spot capabilities but there are other necessities not so readily available. I’ve put this list together with needs I have found useful during my time away – where my office is nature or a cozy bed and breakfast. I always have the comforts of home

Suffering From a Little Bit of Burnout

Please don’t take this as any cry for pity – I don’t need it, nor do I want it. I just needed to get this out and off my chest. It’s been bottled up inside for far too long. I have lost my way. Love. Loss. Heartache. Desire. Wants. Wishes. I absorb it all. Years of caring for everyone else and pushing my needs to the back burner has caused me to lose motivation and desire. Not in a suicidal or manic way but an overall general feeling. I am running on automatic most days. It as if each day…

Blog Carnival: What Are Your 5 Favorite Books as a Child or Teen?

The first book I remember reading, other than classic children’s books like Where the Wild Things Are, is S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. When I decided to run a blog carnival on the subject of What Are Your 5 Favorite Books As a Child or Teen – I was interested in finding out what everyone’s choices were. It really had me thinking back to those years and what books made an impact on me.