While limiting yourself to family and friends could be a mistake

All writers need feedback. It’s a critical part of the process and no one should believe they’re exempt.

But, if you’re anything like me, sometimes you want it immediately — Mistake Number One. So, the most obvious choice on where to get it is from your spouse or significant other.

And how social media is making it worse.

A young woman who went through grade school with my 23-year-old daughter was sentenced to one year of community service and a few thousand dollars of restitution yesterday after pleading guilty to hitting a bicyclist and fleeing the scene of the accident. The bicyclist survived but suffered serious injuries.

According…

Some random thoughts about “Cancel Culture.”

Recently, I published a piece on Medium where I mentioned something I was ashamed of during college. No, I didn’t cause anyone great bodily harm or engage in any emotional abuse. But I’ve made mistakes. That’s for sure.

And the woman I am today is partly since I was allowed…

Susan Poole

Mother, lawyer, nonprofit executive, breast cancer survivor, and aspiring author. Recently left her day-job to write about topics that she’s passionate about.

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