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The Importance of Patience

Patience is something everyone needs more of. It’s a constant struggle in a world that moves so fast. Working with horses is a good, constant reminder of the importance of patience. I was reminded recently how important patience is. We had a horse get cast at the barn where I work. For those of you …

How I’ve Dulled my Social Anxiety

There was never a point at which I suddenly realized I was a shy person. I just always knew I was shy and for the most part I didn’t care. I stayed out of people’s way and they stayed out of mine. Wanting to Change A desire for change came from the place of realizing …

My Most Inspirational Quotes: #4

This one is the quote from my pile of inspirational quotes that makes me feel the best. While the rest of the quotes are sort of for the ‘down in the trenches, let’s keep at it’-ness of life. This one has the ability to lift me up. Because in my head, I can hear the …

My Most Inspirational Quotes: #2

Following along in the vein of this post, where I talked about an important inspirational quote that I use nearly constantly to remind myself that I am progressing with my writing is the following. I was going through a Google image search looking for random inspirational quotes to put into my Facebook feed when I …

Mistborn (Part One) Story Structure

In our most recent DIYMFA call, we were challenged to take a short story or children’s book and see if we could identify the parts of story structure within the book. This fell right into a question that had been pushing around recently in wondering if, when a book is broken into parts (common in …