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I Give Myself Permission to Take a Hiatus…I’ll Be Back

How do we stay committed to with our eating disorder recovery? We pay attention to our feelings, celebrate our tiny victories and choose to #KeepGoing. How do we follow through with our wildest dreams? We give ourselves permission to do WHATEVER it takes for us to #KeepGoing and to #KeepWriting until it’s done. It’s time to go ALL IN for ourselves….

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A Writer Afraid to Pitch

I wimped out of my first-ever pitch appointment with an agent. I blew it with a real-life literary agent. I spent good money to register and prepare for the three-day, intensive Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (RMFW) 2015 Gold Conference. Although I write memoir, I was was thrilled to be signed up. When it was my turn to sell my book…

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Writer’s Who Don’t Write

My first experience volunteering at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver blew my mind. It was the first time in my adult life where I was surrounded by a community of writers. On that exceptional evening, my identity as a writer started to take shape. No one asked me, “So what do you do for a living?” Instead, they cut straight…

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