Childhood Aspirations: How They Impacted Me

I asked on my Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn earlier this week what my followers and connections wanted to be when they were children and how they felt it impacted them in what they do now. Most of the answers just said what they wanted to do and how they never fulfilled their dreams. No one really said how those things impacted them.

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The Biggest Misconception People Have About Professional Writing? It’s All Fun and Games

I am in the middle of my seventh year as a FT professional writer. Oh, and I work from home. I started working from home as a writer in 2013 on a part-time basis. By 2014, I had enough clients to make this my only means of work (yes, with kids and a spouse and pets…even with people screaming it can’t happen). As someone who does not have a traditional job or someone who treats writing as a side-hustle, I’ve learned a lot over the last seven years…but the biggest lesson?

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Don’t Make Shit Hard for Your Students

Recently, Bull & I attended an online acrylics paint class. We didn’t attend the live version. We used the replay. Initially, I planned to attend the live class about a week ago. I was disappointed when life happened and I couldn’t. It turned out, as usual, that was for the best. Because the instructor of the class who has apparently taught before, made shit extremely difficult for beginners. As a seasoned educator and work from home mom, don’t make shit hard for your students.

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