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How to Write When Life Sucks


What should writers do when they have a bad year? Image Source I have a confession to make. I feel pretty dumb right now. I was hopeful about 2016 when the year began. I didn’t have any unrealistic expectations. I didn’t think, “This is going to be the best year ever!” I just figured it […]

Can Cuss Words Make You More Compassionate?


  Image Source Check out a few surprising ways cuss words can make you a more compassionate freelance writer, even if you don’t cuss. Warning: This post contains more swearing than my usual posts. I hope you will read on, since this post has an important message for those offended by cussing. “Damn, damn, damn!” […]