Tag: daily writing

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To Monetize or Not to Monetize: That is the Question…Again

In an interesting turn of events, Medium is now allowing writers to publish their locked stories in publications. Being that Mr. Molly Maguire and I are co-editors of, “On the Rise”, this poses a curious dilemma. We recently received two locked posts submissions to the publication and have had to discuss what to do. Most…
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Some Quick Thoughts Before Seeing the Fireworks

I’m sitting outside grateful for this afternoon’s thunderstorm that gave us a reprieve from the extreme heat wave this week. My oldest son is climbing up and zooming down the hilly street next to my parents’ home on his bicycle. He has learned a new trick- riding without holding onto the handlebars and I’m fighting the…
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How to Be the Ultimate Winner in Life

People who win, know that they’re going to win from the start — or at least they’re mostly optimistic about achieving success than they are about failing. –Paul Scott Jr.  I’ve always known in my gut that I was meant to do something great. I distinctly remember this feeling at 9 years old; I was sitting in…
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To Be Able to Create is To Be Able to Have Infinite Possibilities

  I still haven’t finished my doodle from the other night. It is supposed to be a custom design for a merch line I’m starting (side project) but I’m stuck. I used to be good at drawing but now I’m just rusty. It’s like that side of my artistic abilities has evaporated into thin air. Save…
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My Plan to Value My Time Higher $$

At the moment I’m exchanging my hours for dollars 💰💰. I’m working on building a brand with my writing, podcasting and social media platforms and I also have a business with my sisters that is long overdue for an update. Though I’m getting close, none of those are paying me in dollars yet. So, of course,…
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Do What You Love and the Rest Will Fall Into Place

  My writing is always leading me somewhere, telling me something. Lately, I’ve started to listen. This might surprise you, but I’m not really sure why I started writing or more specifically why I chose to write every day. Sure, there were the surface reasons of “Writing is my strength” and “If I don’t write every day,…
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Take a Step Backward to Take a Step Forward for Life

August 24th, 2017. That was the first day I wrote on Medium. It was 136 days before my 30th birthday and the day I started my daily writing challenge. I was still in Costa Rica then. I remember it being late in the evening and as I was in bed leaning back on my pillow…
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Why I’m Sending Some Projects to the Chopping Block

Today, I’ve gotten all my ammo out to write; my green tea, my focus music and I’m sitting on the front porch watching the sun melt into the horizon. Every new undertaking requires some navigation at first. My little one burst into the room when I was in the middle of recording the podcast the other afternoon. “Mommy,…
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I Want to Achieve Excellence in Everything I Do

“1% better.” As I was walking down the sidewalk, I passed a woman wearing a white T-shirt with the phrase written in bright red lettering. I thought about it and cataloged it in the back of my brain for future pondering. “What can I do to get 1% better every day?” Today, was the 3rd episode…
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What Happens When You Reach A Writing Plateau?

  I’m going to try something interesting today. I have an online position that I do 21 hours a week and I usually break it up into 3-4 hour increments each day. It’s easy work and though I’m grateful for this position, sometimes it feels like a nuisance because it is not a very productive use…
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