Hello September: New Moon in Virgo

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It’s that time again. That new moon time. That oversharing-with-strangers about my witchiness time. And not a moment too soon. Towards the end of a lunar cycle, right before the moon hides her face for a night, I generally find myself yearning to do the same. When I think about all my unmet goals and […]

September 8, 2018

Finding a Place to Write

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You know how to tell it’s time to leave the house and find another place to write? Out of nowhere you notice that there’s a build up of grime on the crooked upper elbow of the pipe under your bathroom sink. Are you really a bad enough person to keep WRITING at this juncture – […]

September 1, 2018

3 Tips from The Little Red Writing Book

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I know I know I know I’m a giant nerd, but I had so much fun reading through writing rules in The Little Red Writing Book this past week. And it’s not just because I love rules. And writing. Oh wait, yes, it’s exclusively because of those two things. Ya’ll may be aware that I’ve […]

August 29, 2018

Style Guides: Important and Also Really Fun

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You wouldn’t know it unless I told you, but I really racked my brain for a way to make this brief post about the importance of style guides interesting. I did some long fruitless Google searches on the topic, including but not limited to historical formatting errors,  style guides in history, and style guides are exciting (just […]

August 26, 2018