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Maternity Leave Notice: November 2022 – January 2023

Hi, friends! I’m happy to report that I’ll be taking Maternity Leave between November 2022 and January 2023 to welcome our second baby, a boy whose name is still (mostly) undecided.

If you’d like to work together before I go into full-on baby mode, please reach out! I have 2 new client spots open for editing or coaching between now and November.

Current clients, fear not: I’ll be available to you as usual, give or take a couple of weeks! This notice is primarily for new clients. 🙂

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Pregnancy: 30 Weeks, Reflecting on Self, Ambition, Need

Lately, I am feeling absolved of ambition. And I don’t see this is a bad thing. It goes against the Western programming of Go, Get, Greed. I am not rejecting abundance, nor striving for it. I suppose, like a blossom, I open to the light that’s around me and close during harsh conditions. I am… Continue reading Pregnancy: 30 Weeks, Reflecting on Self, Ambition, Need

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Book Review: In Favor of the Sensitive Man and Other Essays by Anaïs Nin

If you love strong, feminist voices, you probably already know all about Anaïs Nin. I never had the pleasure of reading her work in high school or college, although after reading In Favor of the Sensitive Man and Other Essays, I’d make her essays required reading if I were a teacher!

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Writers with Writing Jobs

Hi, friends. I’ve got to get serious for a second. JK. I’m always serious. But seriously. I need to know if your story is like mine. People who write for creative expression: do you also write to make a living? Is writing a big bulk of your job? It is for me. I write resumes.… Continue reading Writers with Writing Jobs

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Your Writing Voice

How much of writing is re-writing? How much of living is re-living? I sip my coffee. I remember the voice inside of me croaking out; she’s hoarse; she’s deep; she’s poised. I remember shouting for someone to love me. Men. All of them. Love me. I remember this voice changing. Going dark for boys with… Continue reading Your Writing Voice

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Labels: Wisdom by Wayne Dyer

“Make an effort to remove all labels that you’ve placed on yourself. Labels serve to negate you. You must ultimately live up to the label rather than being the limitless spirit that is your true essence. You’re not an American, an Italian, or an African. You’re a member of one race, the human race. You’re… Continue reading Labels: Wisdom by Wayne Dyer