by Jim Sliney Jr WRITING SHOULD BE HARD WORK If you are not writing often and a lot then how can you expect to perfect your craft? The violinist plays the violin, often and a lot, and every note is a quest for perfection. How less writing? When I was small (that is, younger, I … Continue reading Writing should be hard work
This is a classic problem with young writers. They are too immature to know their own voice. As children we borrow the voices of others - we mimic, repeat, regurgitate. When I encounter that kind of writing in others, I get a similar unpleasant reaction and conclude, as much as they want it, they don't yet have their own voice.
I'm a writer. I'm a freelancer. I don't have a 9 to 5 job anymore. I go where the jobs take me. Sorry, I should be clear, I don't literally "go". I'm a writer. I do most of my work either at my home desk in my PJs or in my mobile office (that's what … Continue reading What Day Is It? – a freelancer’s pov
When I'm driving, and maybe my wife is asleep, I find myself looking into the woods along the roadway. Not staring, just glancing, enough to wonder what I can't see. Then my brain divides in two, and while one half drives, the other half wanders over fallen logs and low branches. My footfalls are relatively … Continue reading Filling in the Blanks
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Source: Life, love and body image An honest article from a friend of mine, Samantha, living with gastroparesis. It's a three minute read and worth every second. She's also new to blogging so please give her a Like or Repost or Follow.
Find the full article here This article was written by me and edited by John Hrabe. ... CONSIDER GETTING A SECOND OPINION If your gut tells you to get a second opinion, you need one. A patient's intuition can be one of the most powerful and helpful tools in medicine. According to a recent study, … Continue reading Newly Diagnosed? [PatientsRising article]