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Why I write. (My reply to Jeff Goins)

A reply to Jeff Goins, here: http://goinswriter.com/why-i-write/ I write… Because I only know what I think when I write, and I only know what I feel after I’ve written, mused, and write more. I’m closer to what makes me, me. And what […]

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On being lonely.

From the Coin Phrases archive. First here: 7/July/2013.   I want to write but I don’t want to be lonely. I get lonely.   When I have poured myself out onto the page or work in isolation, I look up […]

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Who are you?

  Three questions: Write your answers in the comments below, or email me at aleekwrites@gmail.com – and I will reward you*. 1. How long/much have you been reading this blog? Do you want to subscribe? (Why?) 2. Who are you? […]

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Content and Communications: My case

My case, answering a few questions about my abilities for a content and communications role at a charity…   – Specialist and/or technical subject: At B2B magazines Pensions Age/European Pensions I developed passion for well-researched, specialist, sharp writing on complex subjects and was […]

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Aim

If you’re scared to aim too high & work for no guarantee,why don’t you stay in bed and see if that works instead? #notetoself The trajectory, the progress and the bigger picture matter more. I’d rather be where I am […]

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Scribblings of success

What can you do well in front of hostile strangers? What do you keep doing even when there is no room for you in that world? There is no drive when it is easy. And it is easy to find […]

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Defining success

I was reading for entire days. Like I needed to read about it for it to be real. In a moment of desperation, I Googled: ‘What do writers want?’ and ‘What do readers want?’ It was enlightening. It’s difficult to […]

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A small shift in my mind

The runner’s wall. The writer’s block. The compound rejections starting a career in an imploding industry. Living to fight another day when you’re hit in more ways than one. Beyond the pain there is so much that is worth it. […]

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