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Category: Daily Writing

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

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.

Writer’s Life: 10 Ways To Deal With Critics

When I first decided to post my writing online for public view, I had no idea it would lead to pursuing a professional career. I thought a few friends and some family members would enjoy the posts and that would be that. Now, a little more than 5 years have passed and my fans and followers are over 100K. The number still amazes me. And there are days when the Internet and its social media algorithms make me question it all – but I am always grateful – day in and day out.

Being in the public eye I am an open book. And as an artist, I am of course my own worst enemy and critic. That doesn’t mean haters don’t find me. And when they do, I take it best I can because most are just trolls trying to stir the pot.