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The Partnered Pen

Why I Take Others’ Impressions of My Writing With a Grain of Salt

And why you should do the same

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“All great works are trophies of victorious struggle.”

– Julius Meier-Graefe

It is likely that every writer has heard stories of Stephen King’s numerous rejections, the fact that J. K. Rowling wrote much of her Harry Potter series in a coffee shop when…




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Laurie Livingston Nave

Laurie Livingston Nave

The downhill trip is more fun than the uphill. A 50+ year old mother, wife, nerd, musician and writer. Follow me at

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