4 Times a Newbie

Here I am, reporting back from the front line of trying new things. Once I promised to report back on the new things I try, I was worried that I would miss the mark and live a boring week with nothing to say. I was tempted to fill my calendar with ridiculous activities but decided that …

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Trim the Fat: John Irving

I attribute a lot of my focus and drive to having a fitness routine. I've learned that consistency is key in both keeping a writing habit and a fitness regimen. I grew up like most young writers do, with a romanticized view of being a tortured writer. Drinking, addiction, and depression riddle the biographies of …

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Trim The Fat: Working Out with Writers

I’ve always compartmentalized my life. I wouldn’t talk about writing at work, talk about work while working out, or talk about working out with other writers. Everything had its place… Until now. I’ve started opening up about my multiple lives. I work a day job, I write at night, I love to lift heavy weights …

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