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On Writing

NaNoWriMo, Here I Come

I was talking with my friend Rebecca a while ago, who was telling me about a challenge she had undertaken at her barre exercise class. “The goal is to complete 45 barre classes in 30 days,” she told me. I was no mathematician, but those numbers gave me pause. “Wait. That means you’re gonna have …

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Nonfiction & Satire On Writing

Writing Is…

Writing is a lot of things.  Everyone has a different relationship with writing; I hardly hear a middle ground when the question of “Do you like to write?” pops up. This blog post is an ode to writing and what it has meant to me throughout my life. Writing Is… Fun When I was ten …

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Nonfiction & Satire On Writing

Writer’s Relapse

I’m having a minor (okay, major) writing “what if.”  I can tell that I am having this moment due to several of my usual anxiety symptoms: I’m staying up late, feeling like I should be working on something…anything. I’m browsing my favorite shopping sites, feeling the need to buy, buy, buy. I’m planning for my …