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When You Undervalue Your Work, Everyone Loses

By: Ebonye Gussine Wilkins

I had a frustrating experience recently. I was browsing a freelancing website when I came across a job I wanted to bid for. 308 more words


Would you believe this is cruel and grueling?

Have I mentioned that the creative process is a grueling one?

A passion that will eat you alive. If you try to do anything else with your life it tells you again, and again, that you’re not where you’re supposed to be, and finds little ways of poking its way into your everyday. 211 more words


On language as a starting point for writing

“You ever have a phrase get stuck in your head and you like it and you don’t know why? Well, that’s the entirety of how I write Night Vale.”

—Joseph Fink (here)


Been working

On the next piece about Gary Marshall all afternoon and evening, fourth draft so far and I’m still not happy with it. There’s just something… Missing. 30 more words

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5 Things Only Writers Who Are Human Monsters Understand

I thought I knew plenty of writers, but then I read a number of listicles online about what writers are really like, and apparently now I have to reconsider. 278 more words

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Writing with All Six Senses

In just a few days my husband and I leave home once again for Oaxaca, having visited just last year and decided it’s the kind of place we want to spend more time. 416 more words

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When Not Writing Becomes An Art Form...

I’m a list-maker. I have lists everywhere. Scribbled on scraps of papers and post-its.  Written and neatly numbered in notebooks. Multiples notebooks. Typed in the notes section of my iPhone. 492 more words