Loved this post so much I had to re-blog it. This cold, hard truth spoken like it is, but from the heart, is just what I need. Hats off to Kristen Lamb and also Andrea Beltrami, both straight-shooting bloggesses who are great examples for the rest of us just starting out. Hope you enjoy it … Continue reading Three Reasons Your Writing Career is Stuck
An Open Letter To A Person With Mental Illness . In her blog post linked above, Rachel says it better than anyone I've heard. My hope is that everyone with depression, anxiety, or panic attacks could read and internalize her uplifting message of hope and encouragement. Thanks, Rachel, for the help.
Here’s an inspiring article I read that just may be enough to inspire me to get a tattoo. Enjoy.
Today I went to a tattoo artist, and for $60 I let a man with a giant Jesus-tattoo on his head ink a semi-colon onto my wrist where it will stay until the day I die. By now, enough people have started asking questions that it made sense for me to start talking, and talking about things that aren’t particularly easy.
We’ll start here: a semi-colon is a place in a sentence where the author has the decision to stop with a period, but chooses not to. A semi-colon is a reminder to pause and then keep going.
In April I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety. By the beginning of May I was popping anti-depressents every morning with a breakfast I could barely stomach. In June, I had to leave a job I’d wanted since I first set foot on this campus as an incoming freshmen because of my mental…
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Let's get one thing straight! ~ Ebooks are "Real". "Inked" books are just a format.
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