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#Writing: Why Writers Are Tired of Hearing, “You Should Write a Book (or) Screenplay About ME!”

Yes, we get it ALL THE TIME. I’ve been a writer in some fashion for about 25 years or so (I’ll be 38 in about a week). If I had to estimate, I would say that I began telling people … Continue reading

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(PART TWO) #TEDx: “Imposter Syndrome” And How It Has Affected My Life

(Continued from “PART ONE”): https://pplscrt79.wordpress.com/2017/01/06/part-one-tedx-the-imposter-syndrome-and-how-it-has-affected-my-life/ When I got myself together, I got up and called my father.  He was able to borrow a vehicle in order to take me to my graduation.  I would say that was probably the biggest … Continue reading

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#KristenJohnston: (PART TWO) Some Thoughts AFTER Reading Her 2012 Book “Guts”

So, if you’ve read Part One of this and you’re deciding to read this one as well, you either really like me or are bored out of your mind. Either way, I’ll try not to disappoint. Besides, my review of … Continue reading

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#KristenJohnston: (PART ONE) Some Thoughts As I Read Her 2012 Book “Guts”

“Oh God, Robert…a blog post book review?!” Yes. If you know me, that shouldn’t be a surprise. I’m a writer. Writing is, you know…kind of my thing. Guts is a 2012 book written by two-time Emmy Award-winning actress, Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock … Continue reading

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#Writing: Just ONE Of The Places I Stay Prepared To Write

Before my family and I moved to Texas, we lived in North Carolina. My wife and I are in the Army and were stationed at Fort Bragg. We lived in Raeford, which was about a 35-40 minute drive from the … Continue reading

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Book Smart Vs. Street Smart: Why Can’t We Be Both?

I once heard someone utter the phrase, “When someone says that they aren’t street smart, but book smart, what I really hear is, ‘I’m not real smart, but I’m imaginary smart.’ “ I don’t have to tell you which side … Continue reading

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What Are Some Ways You Get Over Writer’s Block? Here Are a Few Of Mine

Anyone who has done any significant amount of writing has experienced Writer’s Block. If you write as a career or are at least hoping to some day, then you’ve experienced this more often than others. It’s really one of a writer’s … Continue reading

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