Failure and Freelancing

Failure and Freelancing — Write Right

Sometimes, despite my best efforts, my work fails to satisfy a client. A few of those clients encourage and critique. Others rail and compare a current project to past ones. I become silent and endure both because—what can I say?

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Five Fantasy and Science Fiction Authors to Share with Your Son

Five Fantasy and Science Fiction Authors to Share with Your Son — Write Right

Since I wrote about books to share with one’s daughter, I felt I shouldn’t neglect the sons. I would argue, however, that the books listed here, as well as the ones found in the daughters’ post, could be read by both genders. The Keyes’ novel stands as a particular example; it entails how people with […]

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Creative Life Truths: You’ll Never be Great until You Can be Vulnerable

Creative Life Truths: You’ll Never be Great until You Can be Vulnerable — Write Right

Peter Parker’s uncle tells him, “With great power comes great responsibility.” For creative people, the saying goes more like this: “With great talent comes great vulnerability.” Vulnerability, though, is uncomfortable, perhaps explaining why people — including me — try to skirt it.

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