Exactly Why Most Writers Write

Exactly Why Most Writers Write-Intrinsic Motivation

Excellent explanation for why so many writers, and other creative professionals, continue to produce project after project even when the monetary rewards may be small to nonexistent–yet.

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My Latest Travel Obsession: Minimizing

When I was younger (pre-motherhood) traveling was my job…and I LOVED it. Back then, I was an ace at the barely packed bag. After babies, well, I got accustomed to lugging around a double stroller, fully functioning and well stocked diaper bag, and clothes, clothes, clothes to spare–you know, “just in case.” On my last… Read more »

And So It Begins...Again

And So It Begins…Again

Aside from finishing, starting a new book is probably one of my favorite stages of production. Everything is new, exciting, yet to be discovered. It’s the time where I feel the least pressure because ANYTHING is possible and I can really let my mind wander, create, and dig into the psyche of my characters without… Read more »

Something Had To Give

Something Had to Give

Since becoming a mother, a wife, and a woman who charges into things, I have always tried to find balance in my life. Between my job, kids, husband, writing, friends, physical and mental health–I would say that, in the past, I achieved something close to balance maybe fifteen percent of the time. Mostly I felt… Read more »

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Quote: Benjamin Franklin

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. —Benjamin Franklin

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Quote: Emilia Fox

I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life. —Emilia Fox

Young woman reading a book at the beach

Quote: Charlotte Lamb

I am interested in writing how women really feel, how they really think, and how they respond to men. I don’t want men reading my books because they might find out too much. —Charlotte Lamb

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    Quote: Emilia Fox

    I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life. —Emilia Fox

  • Young woman reading a book at the beach

    Quote: Charlotte Lamb

    I am interested in writing how women really feel, how they really think, and how they respond to men. I don’t want men reading my books because they might find out too much. —Charlotte Lamb