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Do you know what I hate? Spoilers. A few years back when a new Star Wars movie hit theaters someone on my social media posted a huge spoiler. For fun. Some people just want to see the world burn. But, why do we get so upset by spoilers? I think Continue Reading
This week I was lucky enough to score a guest post over at author Elizabeth Craig’s blog. I wrote on a subject I’m painfully familiar with- Rejection. More specifically, How to Survive Rejection. Please check it out, and all the other great posts on Elizabeth’s blog. Consider this a companion Continue Reading