The Invitation

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The Invitation by Oriah has been a poem I refer back to year after year to make sure I’m standing in the center of the fire. I invite you to not shrink back from 2016, from the invitations and opportunities that surround you. Meet your heart’s longing this year. This is the only 2016 you will ever get. Make it …

Why writers need to spend time with other writers

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I know how cozy it can be wearing your yoga pants and Minion slippers, while blasting [insert inspirational/motivational indie band here], typing along in your writing cave. But here’s the thing: everything can be going along all hunky dory — you’re killing your word count goals, you remember to shower, the house is running like a tight ship — and …

Calling All Rebels

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It’s time to disobey… …everything that you were told about the way things are supposed to be. …everyone who said you were crazy, who told you “you can’t,” and who tried to make their truth yours. …every rule and made up game that tries to limit your possibilities and your dreams. It’s time for you to… …cultivate your confidence. …unmask …