Monthly Archives: May 2014

Five Minute Friday: Close

Close to the end. Nothing particularly brilliant comes instantly to mind for this word, but it’s a good exercise to force my brain to think on one word, one idea. I am close to the end. The hard labor pains … Continue reading

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Sometimes inspiration helps.

A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, or because everything she does is golden. A writer is a writer because, even when there is no hope, even when nothing you … Continue reading

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Spilling about Spillworthy.

I was given the great privilege of getting to read the novel, Spillworthy, by Johanna Harness, which was released the first week of May and I have the honor to spill about it. Spillworthy follows Ulysses Samuel Finch and his … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Grateful

I have just discovered Five Minute Friday from a blogger friend Rebecca and there is no coincidence in that timing. Today’s word is ‘grateful’. I am grateful for a sobering reminder yesterday… that life is short and I must intentionally … Continue reading

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This one’s for the Idiots.

Originally posted on Urban Hallelujah:
I got to be honest. There are so many things I can’t say right now, so many feelings I can’t fully describe, and so many situations and people who I can’t expose. Even more, so…

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Guest Blog by Johanna Harness – Writer Shaming

Originally posted on Techtiggers' Soapbox:
In honor of the release of Johanna’s book “Spillworthy,”  the Soapbox is proud to share her story –  a very brave, and candid look at the choice to self publish. Coming from a traditional, big-publishing…

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