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#WritingCommunity: Less “Followers” and “Likes;” More WRITING

Yes, I will be that guy. When I go on Twitter to promote my books, I use the #WritingCommunity hashtag to do so. As of late, I’ve been able to see quite a bit of tweets from fellow writers. That’s definitely a … Continue reading

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#Writing: Why The Thought Of No One Seeing My Work Is Motivation For Me

I’ve been writing for about 25 years. I began writing at the age of 12, mainly because I didn’t feel that what I wanted to say was important; I didn’t figure others wanted to hear it. I wanted to express myself … Continue reading

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#Writing and Other #Arts: Like Being a Janitor; Largely Ignored Until It’s No Longer There

I’ve never understood why so many people put down janitors, hotel housekeepers, or any other cleaning occupation. It’s either that the workers are looked down upon, or the jobs are largely viewed as not that important. Yes, those jobs that … Continue reading

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#Writing: The Passion For Me To Talk So Much About What Many Are Not Interested In

I talk a lot about writing. Constantly. I’m now realizing that it sort of makes its way into so many conversations and at times, without me even realizing it. At first, there was sort of a mild embarrassment once I … Continue reading

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Fellow #Writers: What Are Some “Rules” About #Writing That You Don’t Like?

I don’t have to say that as writers, we’ve realized a very long time ago that this is a job that we have to love to some degree, or we will be absolutely miserable. Writing can be a very lonely … 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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The Loneliness That Comes From Being a Writer

I love to write. I absolutely love it so much. I cannot talk enough about my love affair with writing. I’ve written seriously in some form since the age of 12, which was about 24 years ago. I like to … Continue reading

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