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Top 10 Posts in Order of Most Views

As Letters To Dutch nears 10,000 page views and 115 blog posts, I thought it would be fun to offer a sneak peak into my page stats by sharing my 10 most successful posts. Having launched just over four months ago, I'm proud that these posts have fallen into the hands of thousands of creative minds and… Continue reading Top 10 Posts in Order of Most Views

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6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Blog

Let’s face it, we writers are a self-conscious bunch. We all want our work to be noticed and affirmed. But for a moment let us set aside what others might think. Let us reflect on the reasons we began blogging in the first place. Here are 6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Blog. Enjoy!

Letters To Dutch

I launched Letters To Dutch a little less than 4 months ago. For the first week, it was like a drug I couldn’t kick. Blogging was all I could think about. I felt so creatively inspired that it consumed me. Normally I’m a control freak, struggling to let go and ride the wave. Not this time. I let the excitement take hold of me like a bird lifting its wings, soaring above the clouds. Just what is it about this blog that has me so fired up?

hands-typing-2For one, it’s healing. There is something about putting words to paper that heals us. Somehow we gain confidence and a better understanding of ourselves. These last few months have provided me a kind of relief. It’s like I can finally breathe once I’ve published a post. It’s no wonder people have been journaling for centuries! I also love the idea of documenting our human experience. Only the memories…

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