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Writer’s Self-care In the Time of Pandemic: Reserve Your Creative Time for What Only You Can Do


You need to write what only you can write. Of course other people write the same kinds of things you write, but your unique perspective means no one else can write a piece the way you will. Your voice matters. Even in the best of times, we need to practice Self-care to keep our creative […]

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Writing in the Time of Pandemic: What’s Kindness Got to Do with It?


A friend asked, “How are you?” It wasn’t a perfunctory greeting; it was a genuine question. I hesitated. I didn’t really know how I was. I didn’t know if I wanted to know. So I said, “I’m fine.” I am nowhere near fine, except in the sense of the R.E.M. lyric: It’s the end of […]

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