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You Are the Scribe

A story is an entity of its own. The characters will seek you out, coming straight from the depths of the creative universe, and ask you to complete a seemingly simple task: write their story. Record them on paper so that they can finally be seen and heard. Despite all…

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Writing

Anxiety and Your Creative Project

I’m struggling with my novel right now. This is what I expected to happen, but I think somewhere inside me there existed hope that I’d sail through the entire thing without any bumps in the road. After all, I started out so strong and clear. My excitement is still there,…

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Raw and Unfiltered

I Am Still That Little Girl

I feel like I am slowly uncovering the dark jewel that is my underlying sense of self…that self that knows she’s a bad person. I never saw it before, didn’t even know it was there. But now it’s finally come to the surface because I’ve finally decoupled my accomplishments from…

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Musings

I Really Am Childless-by-Choice

I feel like I may have lied a little bit in my last post, and I’d like to clear things up. I postulated that there are people who would be genuinely happy in their lives both as parents as well as non-parents. I still believe this to be true, and…

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Musings

Why Do Kids Have to Be a Deal Breaker?

Let’s say you meet a childless woman who tells you she’d be happy as a mother someday. She knows she enjoys kids, and she acknowledges the beauty and wonder contained in the unique act of raising a child of her own. But she also tells you that she is certain…

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