First, there were platforms and communities. Now we are told to build our brands. I love a good DIY project, but I feel stuck in a perpetual motion of building. My energy gets spent but the desired results for my
How are you different? The words were the first question in a series for an interview, but the answer was evading me. The rest of the answers flowed out easily, but the first question was staring at me with a
Have you ever been picked last for something – or worse, not picked at all? The Director of Education approached me about teaching a class on Wednesday nights and I eagerly agreed. My husband has surgery the night of the
More money has to come in from my writing. I have to find a publisher for my novel. Now is the time for landing my agent. This deadline must be met yesterday. Writers put plenty of pressure on their shoulders.
The dream of developing a career as a writer almost always involves money in some form. Some writers dream of cashing in those big checks. Other writers just want to make a living doing the thing they love. No matter
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A recent comment on a post brought up the issue of accountability and had me digging into my past to find mine. The post focused on the importance of putting action to dreams in order to make those dreams a