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I’m Anxious About the Future of My State So I’m Writing a Book To Distract My Brain

After a shift in leadership, my home state is in shambles. What am I doing while it’s on fire? Writing my debut novel.

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I first started working on my debut novel during Camp NaNoWriMo of July 2020. I hammered away at it for a month straight. I…




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Nia Simone McLeod

Nia Simone McLeod

Freelance writer covering pop culture, creativity, race + other fun stuff | she/her | Subscribe to my newsletter: https://ohwrite.substack.com/welcome

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