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I am a writer, blogger, and writing coach who equips fellow writers to tell their stories while I share mine along the way. I would like to think of myself as a cheerleader for personal bloggers, creative writers, storytellers, and truthsayers in the blogosphere. I'm glad you are here and I hope you stay awhile.

If you write, you are a writer. Full stop. You are not an aspiring writer. Click through for this important message that every writer needs to hear.

Why You Are Not an Aspiring Writer

I am a fan of words but I am not amused when they are misused. I also detest when people take words and phrases and create illegitimate hierarchies out of them, unnecessarily puffing up the ego of some while belittling others. "Aspiring writer" is one of such phrases and it should have been tossed in the trash a long time ago....
Click through to learn how to become honest with your writing fears in a productive way, properly navigate your fears when pitching publishers and writing your work, recognizing when your writing fears are a result of your ego. Write courageously.

A Guide to Help You Write Courageously

In his book Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela wrote, "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it." Though these words are in the context of his autobiography. And I can say with full confidence that his wise words also apply in the world of writing...