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Is Jealousy a Wasted Emotion?

I recently read an article from The Minimalists, which I normally love, but one thing written in this article stuck with me. Joshua wrote, “Jealousy is a wasted emotion.” Reading these words makes me think of a poet I’ve seen a few times at poetry readings. There are no other words to describe my feelings […]

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Weekend Chats: Mary Silwance

“She was born with the gift of being able to see sharply into the belly of the earth, and with that ability comes the responsibility to speak of what she sees, no matter the difficult truth of it. Her voice is startling in its resonance and depth. She loves the complexity of language and will

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Why I decided to participate in NaNoWriMo

I Decided to Participate in NaNoWriMo

The year was 2015. I just quit my full-time job in June and was well on my way of creating a life of writing. Except, I wasn’t writing all that much. Then, I stumbled upon NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. Every November, writers from all over decide they are going to

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