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March 4, 2018

Published Books, What I Learned While Writing a Novel

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Four Reasons Writers Need to Read This Book

Every so often I read I book that I end up recommending to everyone I encounter, regardless of state of life, occupation, or literary interests. This spring, thanks to my husband, I came across Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant, which falls swiftly into this category.     I was first intrigued […]

July 31, 2016

Published Books, What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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Perseverance Is a Tricky Thing

Perseverance is a tricky thing. It means sticking with something you believe in, even if your goal isn’t in sight. It means having faith in what you’re doing and trusting that good will come of your efforts. It’s easy to celebrate in retrospect, but can be tough to stick with in the midst of a […]

April 27, 2016

What I Learned While Writing a Novel, Writing

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