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Another Writing Competition I Didn’t Win… Onto the Next One!

I got an email from an old English professor which said in the "preview" of the notification "Congratulations!!!" I had entered into a competition which I enter every year, but this year, I tried a new category which involved the genre this English professor taught. This profosser also knew I was submitting my work from… Continue reading Another Writing Competition I Didn’t Win… Onto the Next One!

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Why You Shouldn’t Want to Always Imitate Your Inspiration

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be." - Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night When I first started to get serious about a writing career, I started to look for inspiration. Not the kind to help me write stories. The kind that would help me see… Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Want to Always Imitate Your Inspiration

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When the Well is Dry, Find an Artist

As a writer, I am all too familiar with writer's block. I wish I'd never been acquainted with it, and yet here we are. When I do find myself blocked and uninspired, I find that looking at someone else's art is very inspiring. I like to think that though I may never get to explore… Continue reading When the Well is Dry, Find an Artist