Introducing Ever So August!

We’re halfway through the month, I know. But when God reminds you what you’re made for, you sorta kinda have to take action. So we’re going with it. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve heard this story. My girl Angie hit me up last week asking me to create a writing challenge to keep […]

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My Top Eight: My Favorite Snippets from #30Layers30Days

First, shouts to my girl GG (@ggreneewrites) for the  #30Layers30Days writing challenge. This year’s challenge really reawakened my writing bug, and I’m ever grateful for the push. This go ‘round, I journaled, I blogged, I scribbled during conference calls, dictated notes to Siri while driving, and for the most time this year, I woke up […]

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Let’s Make This A Thing

I was inspired by reading my dead aunt’s journal and not recognizing the woman behind the words. It was written in her hand, and used her tone of voice, but her version of events threw me for a loop. So many of her entries were imbued with pain; I swore I knew a happier woman. […]

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A Writer Afraid of Writing

Dear Abby, or Minerva, or Whomever is heading up these lifestyle columns these days, I have to write this to you because that’s what whiny people who don’t really want to confront their problems do: they divert them, instead of facing them head-on. My Gram would call people like this, people like me, scaredy rats. […]

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