Rediscovering Yourself During and After Divorce

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After two divorces he found that there were four stages everyone goes through, and 12 key lessons to take away.

Me and My Shadow (Self)

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How dipping into your darker side can lead to a greater sense of self-discovery.

Confessions of a Fighter: When Life is Defined by Negativity

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Has your life always been a fight? Erin Kelly has learned from good men to roll with the punches now more than ever.

Want to Write for Us But Don’t Know What to Write? Sign Up for Writing Prompts

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Get inside the conversation. Become a part of “participatory media.”

Why Follow your Dreams’ is Terrible Advice

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Don’t listen to anyone who tells you to follow your dreams. Following my dreams led to years of frustration and dead-ends. My life improved when I gave up on my dreams.

Does Oversharing Violate Your Marriage and Your Kids?

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You want people to relate to you when you write, but are you alienating those you love the most?

The Ethics of Getting Personal

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Matthew Rozsa asks one of the most important ethical questions that any editorial writer must answer: At what point does “personal” become “too personal?”

Creativity and How A Zombie Ate my Brains

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Yes! A zombie must have eaten my brains, another creative metaphor for inspiration.

Quotes That Inspire Me

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Thomas Fiffer shares the words of wisdom he keeps on his wall.

Seeing Through the Mist

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For Thomas Fiffer, a misty morning drive brings back memories of heartbreak and summons a vision for the future.

How a Seemingly Meaningless Doodle Changed My Entire Life

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Allan Ishac describes the moment of insight that brought him into his creative calling.

The Kid From Tomkinsville

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What speaks to a boy more than sports? A book about sports, of course.

From Journalist to Storyteller

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Jerry Waxler’s interview with Carla Odell chronicles her transformation from a reporter to a writer of memoirs—for hire.

For Anti-Sex Work Writers, Sex Sells

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Put a picture of sex workers on your article, tell everyone how disgusting it is, and watch the punters click.

Teaching Creativity

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Are we born that way or are we waiting for the muse?

When Your Body Fails Your Passion

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What do you do if physical constraints limit what you’re passionate about? Aaron Tang suggests an answer.