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Lucy Van Pelt’s Cutting-Edge Advice to Writers

By guest blogger Caroline Lilyard

Please help me welcome one of my students from the Fear of Writing online courses, Caroline, with her humorous take on life after graduation. ~ Milli

Lucy Van Pelt - The Doctor Is In bookmark

The Doctor Is In

“I can spot these writing types a mile away,” thought Lucy Van Pelt, as she watched the woman walk toward her booth. “Think they know everything; think they’re special because they have fear. Oh, I’m so sensitive, so artistic,” she said mockingly. “Well, whoopdee-frickin’-do, like nobody else but creative types are scared to do new things. Puhleeze. Get a grip.”

Lucy checked her facial expression and sat up straighter. In truth, she only charged five cents for her psychiatric help so there was an exchange. It’s not like she could buy much with that. She was providing a public service. Continue reading

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