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How to Get Unstuck: Write to You

Compose a letter to your future self

When I was a kid, I used to write letters to myself as an adult. I think I got the idea from one of the Emily of New Moon books by L.M. Montgomery. I wrote a letter from myself at 10 to myself at 20. I wrote a letter from myself at 14 to myself at 24. I may have written another one at some point. I was a bookish child, and I loved putting pen to…

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Author, REAL ARTISTS HAVE DAY JOBS (and other books). Writer of scripts. Host of WELL, THIS ISN’T NORMAL podcast. Patreon.com/SaraBenincasa

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Sara Benincasa

Sara Benincasa

Author, REAL ARTISTS HAVE DAY JOBS (and other books). Writer of scripts. Host of WELL, THIS ISN’T NORMAL podcast. Patreon.com/SaraBenincasa

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