Posts Tagged "Writing life"

4 Tips on Juggling Life as a Writer

4 Tips on Juggling Life as a Writer

By on Jun 16, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There’s a reason juggling is a great metaphor for life. As the balls fly around the jugglers head, there’s the very real possibility that one will pop out of control and bounce across the stage. As writers, we all have our share of balls flying through the air. We know it. We feel it. In addition to our writing, many of us have “real” jobs, are parents,...

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How the Breathe Conference Connected Me to…Community. by Tracy Groot

How the Breathe Conference Connected Me to…Community. by Tracy Groot

By on Jun 7, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

I’m the most gregarious introvert I know. I love people and I love solitude almost equally. (People edge out solitude; Jesus won’t let me get away with it.) So when Cynthia Beach, lo, these many years past, suggested a writer’s conference where we “give back”, I wasn’t enthused. “Oh, joy bells,” I thought sourly; “Another massive socialistic movement to drain time...

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What  keeps me going? by Michelle Alvarez

What keeps me going? by Michelle Alvarez

By on Apr 26, 2017 in Blog | 7 comments

What  keeps me going? It is a good question. Lately,  I’ve been feeling empty of words, of anything worth writing about.  I’ve been feeling like I was finished with writing.  This past year or so has been a struggle, constantly asking myself, “where do I go from here?”.  I used to know exactly what I was called to do.  Now, nothing about writing a book excited me...

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What Keeps Me Going by Allison Zeigler

What Keeps Me Going by Allison Zeigler

By on Apr 21, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

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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