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Get Ready to Fail!


Are you ready to fail as a writer? I’m getting there. Earlier this week, I posted this on Facebook: “Wish me luck! I just send the first 100 pages of my novel, Essential Path, to Laura Zats at Red Sofa Literary (as she requested). I’m a little surprised at how vulnerable I feel right now. […]

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The Risks of Playing It Safe


One of my agility trainers once commented, “If your dog does everything in class perfectly, you are failing.” I did a double-take. “Failing,” she explained, ”to challenge yourself and your dog often enough.” Are you challenging yourself as writer or are you playing it safe? What was the last big risk you took in your […]

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