Writing

Finding Time vs. Making Time

When I tell people I am writing a novel, I receive a lot of follow up questions. Where’d you get the idea? What’s your process like? When do you find the time? The time question, to me, is the most interesting. A lot of people want to pursue a curiosity but have trouble finding time …

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Gold Stars

Just like in Kindergarten, Gold Stars = Awesomeness

Sometimes people deserve gold stars. Like in Kindergarten, for example. Or when a perfectly legitimate almost 30-year-old gives them away on her blog. For that reason, I’ve decided to make the world a little happier and award gold stars of my own to creatives I admire. From books I have read to podcasts I follow, …

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Writing

Settling for More

I’m not quitting my job to write! Yes, you read that correctly. Though I must admit, there is something about people who do quit their day jobs to pursue a curiosity that I admire. Perhaps it’s the freedom or the risk or maybe just the fact that they look a bit shinier and more smiley …

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Exploring

Never Stop Exploring

In the spirit of being honest, I have something I must tell you. It has to do with how I learned that I was an explorer. In college, I studied abroad in Spain. I also was in a sorority. I am a walking stereotype. Feels good to get it out there. But in truth, studying …

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