What Story Do You Tell Yourself?

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Every day, we tell ourselves countless stories. We tell ourselves the story of who we are and what we to. We tell the story of our future plans and our past sufferings. When we speak about past loves, we conjure a story, too. Do you want to be a successful something or other? To achieve … Continue reading What Story Do You Tell Yourself?

Why I Spend Inordinate Amounts of Time Writing

Some people measure their lives in numbers, places visited, or lovers had. You can say that I measure mine in written words. I write every day. I do it in the morning, for myself. And then I do it in the afternoon for others. And sometimes I do it here, for you. I like writing … Continue reading Why I Spend Inordinate Amounts of Time Writing

The Solitude of Being a Writer

Man playing the piano in solitude

If you hate solitude, you probably have no business trying to write for a living. You’ll end up hating writing. And you’ll make yourself and others miserable in the process. Writing is, for the most part, a solitary endeavor. It doesn’t matter whether you write online content, copy for an advertising agency, poetry, or novels. … Continue reading The Solitude of Being a Writer