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Haiku #1

what if you could be your true self - and still be loved what a thing to try! Photo by David Clode on Unsplash

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The Bud of Mended Bones

I wrote this poem for my husband when one of his mentors, HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan, suffered a snowmobile accident. The Bud of Mended Bones Oh Snowmobile! Hath done thy worst With…

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The Bud of Mended Bones

I wrote this poem for my husband when one of his mentors, HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan, suffered a snowmobile accident. The Bud of Mended Bones Oh Snowmobile! Hath done thy worst With…

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How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World

So… I’ve decided to fully embrace my inner introvert (and let’s be honest, outer introvert). It’s awkward because I’m not a hugger. Anyway, I have a BRAND NEW BOOK: How To Be…

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My Highs And Lows Of 2017 And Goals For 2018

In psychology there’s this idea that some babies have a ‘slow to warm up’ temperament. These little ones are tentative about new people and situations. I picture their small faces screwed up…

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My Highs And Lows Of 2017 And Goals For 2018

In psychology there’s this idea that some babies have a ‘slow to warm up’ temperament. These little ones are tentative about new people and situations. I picture their small faces screwed up…

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Being Your Best Self As Reader Or Writer

This year’s Booker prize has been won by George Saunders for his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo. Yep I did say first novel. Yep that is a jealous sigh. My mum sent me…

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The Best Thing You Can Do To Support An Author

Getting a book published is a thrilling achievement. I did an extended happy dance that went on longer than it should have and caused some weird thing to start clicking in my…

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The Best Thing You Can Do To Support An Author

Getting a book published is a thrilling achievement. I did an extended happy dance that went on longer than it should have and caused some weird thing to start clicking in my…

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The Writing Life