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  • Great Post Kamy. Like many my increased interest in writing came out of a need to express myself. Which is interesting because I come from a family where the freedom t...
  • Boy, isn't this true. The problem is, like most goals, the emotions don't always back the idea. You don't always "feel" like writing. It doesn't always come easy. The muse is often absent. But if you want to write and be published, you're spot-on: it takes discipline. Thanks for the reminder. 
  • I know exactly what you mean--that's part of why leaving my job at The American Scholar for "full-time" writing was so hard. Even though I had the relative security of...
  • My blog is on blogger, and the google analytics seem to be built in. www.womensglobaltoolkit.com - what I find amazing is that I get a lot of hits, but no one ever com...
  • It's largely the expense that put me off. I've already gone to graduate school for my original discipline--Anthropology--and spent the next 15 years paying off my stud...
  • Carson, I think you hit on a piece I need to be much better about incorporating discipline, which is really what those quotes are about, into my writing practice. Thank you for that reminder!
  • Definitely no to spending big bucks on an MFA. My degree is from a public university and after some generous funding for the first year, ended up not costing that much...
  • When I read the title to your article, I jumped on it. After writing two novels, half of a fourth, a memoir (published in April) and the beginnings of a fifth (a disas...
  • Suzi, the wonderful thing about flash is that you can go deep fast. Great as an art form and a writing discipline. Glad you are finding your spot. From the piece you posted after reading the 20 Minutes a Day blog post, I'd say you are a natural!
  • Congrats on finding the courage and self-discipline to finish this project despite negative feedback along the way! I'm sure your mom is proud of you and approves of t...