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WHY Are We Writers? Understanding the Why Behind the Buy

Here is the latest from Kristen Lamb. I am stealing….I mean…reblogging in the hopes I will garner fame by association! Bring on the slavishly devout fans…of someone else’s writing. I’m not proud.

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Now that NaNoWrMo is finished, congratulations to those who WON. I only made it to a little over 34,000 words *sad face*, but I did it with Shingles so I am grading myself on a curve 😛 . As a writer, being delusional is totally acceptable. I’m actually not too far from finishing the novel, so I’m happy I tried.


For those who might be tempted to go back and edit? I recommend stepping AWAY. Work on something different or the odds of you seeing the problems aren’t too great.

Which is why we are shifting gears here on the blog and we’re going to talk about branding and social media. Oh, the cries of despair! Hey, I am here. No worries *hands paper bag*.

Here’s the thing. Nobody has to do social media. I won’t force you. The only writers who need to create a brand and do…

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Okay, I am not sure this is how you are supposed to create a link to someone else’s work. But I admired this poem so much, I decided to claim it’s brilliance, if briefly, and share it with you. This is a work adapted and written by Helen Midgley. If you ever forget what poetry is supposed to be, besides an exercise in novel rhyme schemes, this shows you how it’s supposed to be done and makes it look easy.

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Original Photo : www.flickr.com/photos/ginnerobot/2578593715

Text & Adaption : Helen Midgley

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