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What You Should Do When Someone Tells You “You Will Never Be a Writer”

Don’t get upset — instead, get better.

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Many of us like writing. We didn’t necessarily want to be writers or journalists in our teens, and our first word as a baby wasn’t “typewriter.” Nevertheless, many of the world’s population associate themselves with creative arts, and writing is a popular form of artistic…




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Joanna Henderson

Joanna Henderson

Canadian. Mental health activist. Banker and financier who drinks too much coffee. Pursuing happiness and sharing my thoughts with others.

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