Posts Tagged "Writing life"

What Keeps Me Going by Allison Zeigler

What Keeps Me Going by Allison Zeigler

By on Apr 21, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

What keeps me going? Why do I write? That is something I have been honestly asking myself, lately. Why write when my job does not require my writing degree? Why bother when I already work eight hours every day, forty hours a week? Why force myself when after dinner I’m tired and no one in the world, except a few writing friends, would care if I ever wrote another...

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Steve Martin, 14 Years, And Becoming A Wildly Famous Writer by Bob Evenhouse

Steve Martin, 14 Years, And Becoming A Wildly Famous Writer by Bob Evenhouse

By on Apr 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This post was originally published on Bob Evenhouse’s blog. See it and other great posts by clicking here. Born Standing Up was one of my favorite reads of 2016. I was familiar with Mr. Martin‘s stand up and a few of his movies, but not much else. Come to find out, he’s been successful as a comedian, actor, musician, and author. It’s like he’s mastered the art...

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Writing Is My Passion  by Teresa Marita McGuire

Writing Is My Passion by Teresa Marita McGuire

By on Mar 29, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Recently my friend asked how I keep writing after what I’ve gone through. The question stemmed from her awareness of the sudden death of my only sister during my engagement, followed by marriage and divorce, then losing both parents years later. How did I write through sorrow,  disappointment and loneliness. Writing has always been my way of expressing intense...

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Why I Say No to Good Things by Jocelyn Green

Why I Say No to Good Things by Jocelyn Green

By on Feb 24, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Recently, I read something in my gardening book which you natural green thumbs have probably known for eons. I read that in the spring, one of my gardening chores should be to strip off the smallest peony buds, leaving only the largest one to grow on each stalk of the plant. That way, the plant will put all of its energy into one bloom per stalk. So, rather than...

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This Is Where Everybody Starts by Amelia Rhodes

This Is Where Everybody Starts by Amelia Rhodes

By on Feb 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

A few weeks ago, my husband and I took the kids ice skating for the first time. Despite my childhood visions of being the next Olympic skating champion, I’ve now been on ice skates a total of 3 times. We laced up our rented skates and hobbled from the shelter to the outdoor rink. The sun was bright for January. Some skaters had even shed their coats. We stepped onto...

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