Category Archives: Writing

My Outlook for 2014: Fiction Farming and Beyond

I live with this voice inside my head that thinks that all these things I do – self-improvement, goal-setting, trying to have a positive outlook is a bunch of feces of the male bovine. It screams, “Poser!” “Fake!” “Failure!” It’s … Continue reading

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Where our creative heroine battles an army of self-doubt

After Thanksgiving prep, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving clean-up and prep for Yule, my art bench is back up. I painted for the first time this morning since all that nonsense started. It felt really good.   Two of my four beta readers … Continue reading

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Kill Your Fear, Kiddos & Spiders are Nerds

Look at this photo (aka internet meme): You looked away too fast. So, please, now look at it again. I’ll wait. … For at least half of the people reading this, more than half of the people I know in … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s MFA: Making Time for Writing

Editor’s Note:  Due to a hardware failure on our host server, this article is being republished. It may not look exactly as it originally appeared. Thank you for your understanding.  I have a few of friends who have recently completed … Continue reading

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The Write Life: Make My Own MFA Program

With my recent posts, it looks like I do nothing but seek happiness and come up with Harvest Creations. I assure you, I’m writing, too. Most recently, the latest issue of Poets & Writers showed up in my mailbox. It’s … Continue reading

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