Featured Writer on Wellness: Jennifer Hotes

Jennifer Hotes has been writing down her thoughts and scribbling pictures since her parents pushed her crib against the wall. Raised across the river from a nuclear reactor, she believed that two-headed animals were the norm until she traveled west for college. After earning double degrees in communication and psychology, Jennifer sought to use both … Continue reading Featured Writer on Wellness: Jennifer Hotes

The Surprising Reason You’re Already Failing at Your New Year’s Resolutions

How’s it going with those New Year’s resolutions? Are you still working on them? Odds are, you aren’t—or it won’t be long before you forget about them. A study from the University of Scranton reported that just eight percent of people are successful in achieving their resolutions. If this is happening to you already, relax—you’re … Continue reading The Surprising Reason You’re Already Failing at Your New Year’s Resolutions

Featured Writer on Wellness: Kerrie Flanagan

Kerrie Flanagan is the Director of Northern Colorado Writers, an accomplished freelance writer, instructor and author.  Her work appears in six Chicken Soup for the Soul books, The Writer, Writer’s Digest, the 2011 Guide to Literary Agents, the 2015 Children’s Writer’s and Illustrator’s Market and in the past four Writers Markets. She is the author … Continue reading Featured Writer on Wellness: Kerrie Flanagan

Rejection, Reviews, Regret—5 Cures for a Writer’s Broken Heart

When another human leaves your heart in an billion pieces, people get it. Friends are happy to help fuel a nice big bonfire, mostly with the ex’s photos. Family members reveal everything they didn’t like about the person to begin with. “You can find much better,” they assure you. But when writing breaks your heart, … Continue reading Rejection, Reviews, Regret—5 Cures for a Writer’s Broken Heart

Featured Writer on Wellness: Anne Valente

Anne Valente is the author of the short story collection, By Light We Knew Our Names, and the fiction chapbook, An Elegy for Mathematics. Her fiction appears or is forthcoming in One Story, Ninth Letter, Hayden’s Ferry Review and The Normal School, among others, and her essays appear in The Believer and The Washington Post. … Continue reading Featured Writer on Wellness: Anne Valente

Featured Writer on Wellness: Laura Drake

Laura Drake is a city girl who never grew out of her tomboy ways, or a serious cowboy crush. She writes both Women’s Fiction and Romance. She sold her Sweet on a Cowboy series, romances set in the world of professional bull riding, to Grand Central. The first book in the series, The Sweet Spot, … Continue reading Featured Writer on Wellness: Laura Drake

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