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The Internet is full of trolls. Stop using your imagination to create more.

man’s face covered with sticky notes — things that limit us
man’s face covered with sticky notes — things that limit us
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Fear is born in uncertainty and nourished by pessimism. — Lois Wyse


I can hear this woman gnawing on her pencil in my sleep

woman at computer with pencil in mouth
woman at computer with pencil in mouth
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Maybe one of these will jar an idea loose

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Of my 30 stories to date, one has accounted for about 40% of my earnings

broken light bulb
broken light bulb
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GRATITUDE

Similar but not synonymous

homemade cookies and boxes of Malaysian chocolates
homemade cookies and boxes of Malaysian chocolates
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holiday gift bag
holiday gift bag
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grandmother
grandmother
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NARCISSISM

Their motives seem altruistic, but they’re still narcissists

white knight, on horse riding into battle
white knight, on horse riding into battle
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White Knight narcissists


Tips to share with your parents and grandparents

woman, at computer, frustrated
woman, at computer, frustrated
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Writers without niches: This trick works especially well for you

push pins on bulletin board
push pins on bulletin board
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There’s a lot more involved than just cooking

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