Hillary DePiano

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Writers: Finish what you start

Posted on Nov 18 by

Consider yourself warned: There’s a point, usually around the halfway point of your story but not always, when you will hit a moment of crisis. This story is a mess, my...


Take failure off the table

Posted on Nov 15 by

It was summer. My daughter was five years old and just learning to go underwater. All-day long she’d done tentative little dips, dunking her face, sliding across the...


Why do you write?

Posted on Nov 13 by

Ask any writer why they write, and you’ll get dozens of different answers. Some use it for therapy or meditation. For others, it’s a job or side hustle to earn some...

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