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Kids being shamed for their poverty? Not on our watch.

Help me stop school lunch shaming--because this is utter and complete BULLSHIT.

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VT Teen Lit Mob Keynote Speech

When you listen to someone’s story, when you see the world through their eyes, they become family. They become a part of you. Everyone is hurting. Everyone matters. And at the end of the day, that’s what books are all about.

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The Space Between Breaths

Transitions in the Artistic Life

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Catalogue Your Weird and Own It

If you're an artist, you're weird. Embrace this and you'll receive riches untold.

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Catalogue Your Weird and Own It

If you're an artist, you're weird. Embrace this and you'll receive riches untold.

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How To Be A Broke Artist During The Holidays

Hint: it's not as hard as you think

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My Response To The 2016 Election Results

Why I deleted this original post and the lessons I learned about how to have an apprpriate response in the wake of the election results, and during the Trump presidency in general.

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Life Without Envy

Introducing the Pneuma Creative Book Club!

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Sailing Your Ship

"I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott

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Das Kapital for Writers: Part One

What I've learned about money and writing since getting my first book deal.

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Das Kapital for Writers: Part Two

Here’s to the late-night scribblers, the lunch-hour manifestos, the crack-of-dawn scrawlers, the bath-time dissertations: the pros and cons of quitting your day job.

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Das Kapital for Writers: Part Three

'Mo Money, 'Mo Problems: The Nitty Gritty of Financial Management in Your Writing Career

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Das Kapital For Writers: Part Four

The most important one: we talk about publishing, negativity, and self-care

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I'm Not A Terrible Person!

An update on last year's Whiplash post.

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Chasing Fireflies: The View From Rock Bottom

Sometimes you have to be empty to get full

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