Do You Still Write?

There are moments that I cherish with all my heart. Nap time. Quiet time. Me time. Mommy time. However you choose to call it–it’s that moment I get to be myself to write and read. Yesterday, everyone was taking a nap and it was a beautiful moment of silence. Just me, typing on my keyboard…

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What happens when writing isn’t fun anymore?

For some time now, I have been feeling like writing fiction is a chore instead of my escape.  I used to be able to just sit for hours and enjoy writing. I used to look forward to writing fictional stories. Have I gotten lazy? Somewhere between finishing my Master’s in Creative Writing and trying to…

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What makes a good writer?

Someone asked me, “What makes a good writer? ” Answers vary,  but in my opinion: Being a good writer is not about how many big words you use or how intelligent you may sound but it’s about creating a world for your readers. A world your readers can escape into. As a writer,  I try…

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Mommy Writers

For all my mommy writers,  how do you do it? I know that it is difficult at first, but at what point does it get just a little bit better? A few weeks ago, I received edits back from my agent. I was in the last weeks of my pregnancy,  so imagine the discomfort.  I…

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Does a writer need an MFA degree?

There has always been a debate about this topic. Does a writer need an MFA degree? The answer is NO. You don’t need one and you don’t need an MFA to get an agent or to get published. But the MFA or MA in Creative Writing brings various things to the table, and can open…

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What’s Your Thing?

So… I somehow happen to be stuck in the car for one hour right now (long story), so that gives me time to post something while hubz is driving. This morning,  I took some time and went dancing. Dance is another passion of mine apart from books and writing.  I think it’s good to step…

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