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1. It's impossible to take a true brain break--at least for me. Even enjoying time with friends, I am thinking of moments to write about. How will I phrase them? Can I make them come alive?
2. Audience matters. Even though I say I am writing this for me, I am constantly thinking how readers will respond. Comments have become very important to me. They validate what I am doing. The support system I am gaining through this process is wonderful, amazing, and invigorating.
3. Chloe needs a play date.
4. When you are truly comfortable with people, you don't have to talk.
5. I need to use what I am learning about my own writing with my classes. Especially the audience part, the comments and responses. I think it is time for a silent share....