encouragement, inspiration, writer, writing

Just As You Are

A dear friend and mentor, Nancy, had encouraged us aspiring writers to list expectations and hopes for a writing career and eliminate some that are potential hindrances to writing. For me, a keeper was and is: changing lives for the better. She followed that up by challenging me to ask friends how they want their… Continue reading Just As You Are

inspiration, writer, writing, writing process

Writing Bare

  Vivid and bold. But I am not cold. Sadness and pain color what I see. Love and laughter set me free. Predictable and unpredictable, craziness and order to the full. Nothing left out. Truth laid bare. That's the way I write, vivid and bold, I dare.   Lily Chang © 2020

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Unpredictable Occurrences in an Unprecedented, Difficult Time

  Nothing seems right. No longer do I know how to interact with others. I crave the companionship of people. But I deserve to be alone. Crap flies out of my mouth at unpredictable moments; no idea where the word vomit came from. Tears and overwhelming sadness come. I struggle even more so in discerning… Continue reading Unpredictable Occurrences in an Unprecedented, Difficult Time