Tag : Writing With Passion

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It’s that time of year again where some writers gear up for the “write of their lives” the month, and possibly a good part of the year where the idea is to simply write, and then write some more. The time of year when editing is not part of the plan, but rather something to …
It’s okay to take some time to take a step back and reflect on where you have come from and where you want to go.  It’s okay to take a moment and let yourself feel like a person and not a “writer” when you don’t feel you have anything more to say.  I can see …
There isn’t a challenge where you simply go and start typing.  There are emotions upon emotions that factor into the idea of getting back into your writing.  This is especially true when you have stopped for a long while.  All those lovely blank journals you bought when you were writing that are, sadly, still blank. …
Emotions tend to get the best of people and it tends to be the hardest thing to control when it comes to having dreams.  Recently I was sitting down, and enjoying my hot chocolate and simply writing.  What I used to do was write for twenty minutes in the morning and then I would start …
The last few months have been hard on me.  Not only as a writer, but as a person.  One can argue that change is a good thing, but when it comes to hating the very things you loved, you have to rethink your own values and thought. Are you a joy filled writer? Now, I’m …
Leadership is the force that moves someone to make, or create something better than right now. Leaders don’t worry about the challenges so much as they learn from them, and then go from there. There is a constant learning and growth process when it comes to being a leader who shares both passion and hope …
What did I get myself into? I started reading AsapScience; Answers to the World’s Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors and Unexplained Phenomena by Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown. I thought that this was going to be another book like What If? by Randall Munroe. It was and it wasn’t. The beauty of science, one where an …
There are always questions writers have to answer and usually it has to do with one of two things: writing and, making money. After having written a blog for seven years, and really only became serious with the business about two years ago the main question people ask is usually on the topic of writers …
With this last review the Teen Book Challenge is over.  I’m not going to lie, at first it was easy but then life started to get in the way (work, eating, sleeping and a really bad cold) and the last two days were tough.  I’m glad that I did it. Not going to do it …
A National Book Award Finalist. An Amazon Best Book of the Month in May 2014.  A Booklist Starred Review.  A Heather’s Pick from the CEO of Chapters Indigo. The list of accolades goes on. I was captivated by All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doerr the instant I finished the first …
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