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5 Easy Ways to be a Kid Again!

When's the last time you laughed until your face hurt? As "grown-ups", we tend to forget the little things that always made us happy. We take things too seriously. We stop laughing. I make it a point to hold on to my childlike zeal for life. For me, it's the only way I stay sane.… Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to be a Kid Again!

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Beyond Your Blog: Freelancing, Getting Paid to Write, and Writing for Free

This is an inspiring post detailing the daily lives of four working writers. Fingers crossed, this will be me one day!

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Many of you are growing as writers and seek opportunities beyond your blog. To continue this conversation, let’s talk about freelancing and getting paid to write, and the flip side of this: writing for free and exposure. We’ve rounded up four working writers who offer different perspectives on the business of writing:

  • Julie Schwietert Collazo, a bilingual writer/editor who has written for publications such as National Geographic Traveler and Scientific American, blogs at Cuaderno Inedito.
  • Caitlin Kelly, a National Magazine Award winner and frequent contributor to the New York Times, blogs at Broadside.
  • Kristen Hansen Brakeman, a writer who has contributed to the

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Now? Later!

Someone once asked, "what's the one thing that's MOST responsible for you not reaching your goals?" My simple answer: Me. I have the passion. I have the talent. I am creative, driven, and focused. I am a writer, with a million stories to tell. Yet every day, I struggle under the weight of my own pen. Why?A… Continue reading Now? Later!

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Girlfriends

girlfriends. we gossip share clothes share lip gloss share secrets hard day at work drink wine I encourage her she makes a bad joke I laugh with her impossible dreams I support her boyfriend hurts her cheats on her disrespects her leaves her I comfort her she forgives him. over and over and over again… Continue reading Girlfriends