Corrie Ann Gray
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How I Started Writing

It seems like it was yesterday that I received my first lock and key diary and I started my regular writing practice. I believe I was 12 years old and received it from my maternal grandparents. What I

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Being Generous is My Modus Operandi

I don’t know about you, but do you ever get tired of all the messages out there in the world that involve some money exchange?  I’ll give you this if you pay me that. It seems to be the driving

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Top 5 Online Resources to Learn for Free (or Low Cost)

I don’t know about you, but as a Renaissance Soul (RS), Ilove learning new things. In fact, it is my top strength according to the Gallup Strengths Finder Test. I would venture to guess that if you

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Writing Isn’t As Hard As You Think

Writing is hard. At least that’s what you hear when you suggest that you want to be a writer. You can even find quotes from famous writers about how difficult the act of writing is. I can’t

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This Is the Hardest Part

They say the hardest part of doing something is getting started. I would agree. It’s been that way for me my entire life. When I was in school I always waited until the last minute to do homework

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Procrastinate Much? Yeah, Me Too!

The wise Mark Twain once proclaimed “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” What

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What Is Your Favorite Topic to Research?

We all have the one thing that we seem to endlessly research. You know, we hop on the Internet and plug in a few keywords to see what interesting information we can find about that one topic we love. Or

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Wait, Don’t Think About it…Do something

If you’re anything like me, a multi-passionate person with more ideas than she knows what to do with, you probably sit around thinking a lot. Maybe even a whole lot. I will be the first to admit; I live

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10 Things Every Writer Should Know BEFORE They Start

A lot of people, of all ages, want to be a writer. I thought I would share with you my list of the top 10 things you should know before you start. Be you. As a child, when I read books and magazines I

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My Friends and Family Ignored My Email List

You often hear how difficult it is to make a living as a creative professional without and email list – in my case, that means writing. The “business” today is much different compared to when

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Banish Fear for Good With This One Simple Trick

What are you afraid of these days? Right now, today, what’s your biggest fear?  Is it looking for a new job, even though you hate your current one? Are you afraid of asking for a divorce? Maybe

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Why is Making a Decision So Dang Hard?

When was the last time you made a decision? How did it go? Often we find that when we decide, we’re afraid to take action. We vacillate between options, never really making a final decision. Or if we

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