Family, Life, Self-Growth, Writing

Finding Creative Writing Motivation

Funding a Medium Baby Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com Writing and I have a tumultuous relationship. Some months, I can't get enough writing out of my system. I have a lot to say, think, and process. Writing is therapy, shared therapy with a community who takes time to reply and think… Continue reading Finding Creative Writing Motivation

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Life, Self-Growth, Self-love, Writing

When Writing Brings Tears to Your Eyes

Finding the Rare Writing Gem in Your Work Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com There are a plethora of motivations behind the stories you read on Medium and really anywhere. Some write for notoriety, profit, credibility, or even popularity. Others write to search for kindred souls or find writing a form of… Continue reading When Writing Brings Tears to Your Eyes

Writing

Does Using the Passive Voice Make You a Coward?

How to Use the Passive Voice for Emphasis I utilize the Writerswork platform when creating all my pieces. Mainly for the text insights features. Every once in a while a purple highlight will show up in my drafts that says "AVOID USING PASSIVE VOICE." Naturally, I had to do a little digging to remember exactly… Continue reading Does Using the Passive Voice Make You a Coward?

Family, Life, Uncategorized, Writing

Twisted Childhood Memories

A Reader's Response to Life Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com I recently read the memoir titled Uneducated by Tara Westover. Diving into the book, I could barely put it down. It reminded me of my childhood memories and how events can be twisted. This memoir also blasted me back to my… Continue reading Twisted Childhood Memories

Family, Language, Life, Marriage, Uncategorized, Writing

You’re Projecting Your Own Insecurities

The Best Motivational Insult Comes from an Enemy Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com I have always been a big fan of the anti-villain. Their depth of character and rich back stories add spice to our favorite books and films. Empathy is the key, I suppose. I feel sorry… Continue reading You’re Projecting Your Own Insecurities