from my friend Gayle Carline….we met at a writer’s conference in California and we’re STILL friends! Gayle Carline: I
encourage everyone who has a passion, a hobby, a career, a dream of any kind — if you can find a convention, a conference, a weekend retreat/workshop, GET TO IT. Somehow, anyhow. The immersion factor is worth it. The conversations with like-minded people are worth it. The renewed, refreshed energy is worth it. Invest in you. You’re worth it.

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