Category Archives: Writing Life

Next!

A few weeks ago, I made the brave but necessary choice to hand the draft of my novel over to two readers in the hopes of receiving honest, helpful feedback. I’d given it to my mom first, and she read … Continue reading

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When Shouting from the Rooftops isn’t an Option

Today, I finished the rough draft of my novel. After a lifetime of dreaming about it, after months of writing it (whilst consuming lots of Panera soup), and after days of ignoring every other kind of writing but it, I … Continue reading

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I Must

I have already established that I am a Panera junkie with a two-visit a week (minimum) habit. And I have mentioned before that I am on a first-name basis with most of the employees (see: two-visit a week habit). And … Continue reading

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No Excuses

I do not like to give excuses for not writing on my blog, but since I just took a long, unexplained hiatus, I thought I might at least mention my absence. I don’t have a reason, really. It was the … Continue reading

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Millions and Millions and Millions

“There was never any more inception than there is now, Nor any more youth or age than there is now, And will never be any more perfection than there is now, Nor any more heaven or hell than there is … Continue reading

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Take a Walk

“when it is truly time, and if you have been chosen, it will do it by itself and it will keep on doing it until you die or it dies in you. there is no other way. and there never … Continue reading

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Time to Write

A former professor of mine, someone whom I admire a great deal, posted a very interesting article on William Faulkner today. It contains a Q & A he did with students at the University of Mississippi in 1947. I love … Continue reading

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