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We all know the feeling of fear—having our heart pound in our chest and our limbs tremble as our breathing quickens. We are all familiar with these autonomic responses because everyone, at some point, has been afraid. Fear is an emotional response to a perceived threat. The mechanism responsible for the fight or flight reaction […]

Being a writer, algebraic equations have always eluded me a bit. It isn’t that I can’t figure out what “x” stands for, it’s that I don’t always find it to be true. Mathematics is black and white and many writers will agree that we work best in the grays. Our understanding of the world is […]

Dear Readers, I am honored and humbled to have so many loyal readers of my blog posts. You are constant in your commitment and always kind in your comments. It’s a boon for a writer to find an audience and I appreciate finding and growing mine. My posts are a means for me to reach […]

Writers must hurdle many obstacles on their path to completing a book—writer’s block, self-doubt, external pressure, and financial stress (to name but a few). These seem like mere stumbling blocks, however, when compared to the anxiety writers face when marketing and selling their book. Once a book is written, the journey only begins as do […]

Writer’s block is an insidious condition that afflicts almost all writers at some point in their career. It’s so prevalent that most of us have not only dealt with it, but we’ve also spent considerable time and effort trying to overcome it. We’ve researched, read the articles, and tried all the best-touted cures. Not unlike […]