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Guilie Castillo
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Traded tax planning for writing. Yep. Went off the deep end.
Traded tax planning for writing. Yep. Went off the deep end.

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The One Positive Thing About #Trump? Endless Fodder For Ridicule
It's true. The man practically begs  to be made fun of. That bit about 'the best crowds ever' at the inauguration—seriously? His choices for cabinet members—an illiterate moron for Education, a climate change denier for the EPA, a freakin' banker-slash-Wall...

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2017 To-Do List
Lately I've been doing more visual "art" than writing... Not sure why. Maybe creativity not only comes in different shapes of expression but actually requires  these different shapes to feed on, to renew itself, even to deepen itself. (Or maybe I'm just a f...

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On the Money We Make (or Fail to Make) Through Writing
Getting paid more than zero for your work is the first step toward learning what it’s really worth to you, the best way to learn to stop obsessing about what it’s worth to everybody else. This brilliant piece  I just found on Slate.com touches on some of th...

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The Voice of Frustration
We—all of us falling under the liberal, progressive label—have just about had it with being told to "get over it", "work together", "move forward". Two months after the election and the divide is only growing wider. I've seen plenty of material—call it rant...

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And so it begins, this year 2017...
I hope you had the most wonderful beginning to the new year. May 2017 bring you naught but positivity and hope. (I know, for all us progressive, liberal types hope seems a tad out of reach, but remember all it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to...

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To Utopia or Not To Utopia? #WEP December Challenge
'Perfect Is Imperfect Is Perfect' Created in Photoshop, December 2016 Utopia . To me, the word conjures visions of Huxley's Brave New World , Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 , Orwell's 1984 . Manic, soma -induced smiles of what passes for happiness (because every...

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Because Nothing Connects Us With The Good Like A Puppy Coming Home
I don't know about you, but I needed this.

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I get why you did it. No, really, I do.
You were tired of the same-old up in Olympus, the same elites decade after decade passing around power among them, like the in  clique at Homecoming passing around a bottle of Chivas and hiding it every time you come close. What Chivas, man?  You were tired...

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My story, 'Summer Love', is featured today at +Beate Sigriddaughter's lovely site, WRITING IN A WOMAN'S VOICE. Would love to hear your feedback and comments! 

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