10 Lessons I Learned About Life, Writing, and Business in 2023

One of the most important habits you can ever develop is reflection. The pace of life today is pretty fast and it’s easy to just keep going, going, going all the time.  (Turns out Ferris Bueller was right!)

When you stop and think about where you’ve been, it’s much easier to figure out where you’re going.

In the spirit of reflection, I’m excited to share 10 lessons I’ve learned about life, writing, and business I’ve learned over the last twelve months. 


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