Author Archives: Laura Lee Carter

About Laura Lee Carter

Laura Lee Carter is the author of this blog and she holds copyright on all materials published.

How do we choose our blog topics?

This morning I found myself wondering why we find some topics so worth writing about, while others would never make the cut? Why, when I’m sitting around thinking about nothing in particular, will I mark one idea in my mind … Continue reading

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A few interesting ideas about writing and the writer

Have you seen the new film “The Lady in the Van” yet? It offers some interesting insights into the life of the writer as the author, Alan Bennett, tries to decide what he thinks of this crazy old lady who … Continue reading

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Learning to take risks

This only took FOREVER for me to LEARN!

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Why I write!

A magnificent quote from Elizabeth A. Havey (Beth) “On any given day, writing is my escape, my amazing friend, my intellectual stimulation as I seek and often find the right word, the exact phrase–or dream about finding it. Either way I go … Continue reading

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Your goal as a writer!

This defines my life as a writer: After we moved I didn’t have the Internet for a few days and I got very anxious to write again! I missed my blogs and I especially missed communicating with my audience…

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Want to get into freelancing?

Check out this list of websites to find freelancing gigs!

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Should you be a writer?

If you’d like some encouragement for being yourself and doing what you do best, go check out this 60 Minutes interview with Dave Grohl of the rock band the Foo Fighters… I received lots of what I needed to continue … Continue reading

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