The Humble Optimist

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We long for good things to happen to us:
A torrent of love to sweep us away,
Trips in faraway places,
Pleasure in its many forms,
Money in the bank,
Books published to critical acclaim,
A healthy life well lived.
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Ten Things A Young Writer Should Know

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Not writing tips – nobody needs any more writing tips – but things sieved from my experience with this blog and my other writing endeavors. Things from the heart.

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Why Every Writer Should Plant a Tree

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Planting a tree is almost like adopting a child – it brings joy. It’s something every writer should do.

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