Writer habits- day 1: Declare

I wanted to be a writer as long as I can remember. There are pictures of me as a kid, headphones on, pounding away at the typewriter. My Grandma thought I should be a journalist. I wanted to write novels. In highschool, I decided that being a poet was a better fit for me (and […]

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I am a writer (so I better start writing!)

A few weeks ago, Bryan Allain (founder of the blogger community My Killer Tribe) introduced me to Jeff Goins by recommending his new ebook “You are a Writer (so start acting like it)“. I read the book , and started paying attention to Jeff, primarily because of his passion to help writers write for the love of and need […]

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Why do I blog: a list

I am having a hard time remembering why I blog. My voice feels so… empty isn’t the right word, but it’s close. It’s not even that I’m wondering why I write. I write because I like writing. I like ideas, and I think words, stories, and ideas matter to humans when other humans speak/write them. […]

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Getting to know you…

This is a recreation of a post I lost due to a database crash. So if you saw it previously and are wondering, “What the heck?” that’s what’s up. Something occurred to me recently. I’ve blogged in some form since 2004(ish). I registered my domain in 2008, and have written at CulturalSavage ever since. In all that time I have never […]

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Making Peace…But With Whom?

I told my therapist this week that I wanted to make peace with god. The god I believe in, and the god of my youth. I’ve thought about it for quite some time, and I am filled with trepidation  to say the least. I don’t know if I can do it, hell, I don’t know if it’s […]

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