The Loneliness of the Long Distance Writer

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Hi friends! We are in the official countdown to the publication of A Writer’s Guide to Persistence (which is available for pre-order). I’m told that copies may be available as soon as April 15th (a welcome respite from tax day)! In the process, I’ll be bringing you stories of persistence from a variety of writers. At the end of each post is a question you can answer to win a free copy of one of my books, including Persistence. Today’s guest post is by Lillian Ann Slugocki         Last year, I knew I was finished as a writer. I couldn’t even be bothered to write in my journal. I had nothing to say, because I didn’t have a voice … Read More

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Dear Life: A 40 Year-Old’s Advice to a 20-Something

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In case you missed it: My letter of “advice” t0 a 20 something on Jennifer Pastiloff’s site The Manifest-Station: THE LETTER: Dear Life (letter abridged–read whole thing HERE), I know that I am experiencing a kind of life that many people my age will never get to experience. I am lucky. Why am I complaining? When do I stop trying this? When do I give up and move home? When do I throw in the towel? I want to help others. I want people to see that kindness can change the world. I want to walk the earth and take people with me. I want to experience new cultures and share my experiences with those who cannot. But are these dreams … Read More

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