Allison Cecile
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The One Who Taught Me to Dream

You were everything I wanted in life.

Your chiseled jawline. Your dreamy eyes. That perfect hair. I watched from the sidelines as time and time again you swept in to save the damsel in distress. Evil stepmothers and fire-breathing dragons never stood a chance against your valiant bravery.

You are…

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Okay — open honest conversation time.

My writing journey hasn’t been what I’d hoped it would be the last month. Maybe my writing muse is on vacation. Maybe my motivational levels are at an all-time low. Maybe my creative tanks are running on fumes.

As an editor for 30-Day Challenge…

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Between the ever-growing list of “must-read” self-help books, the infectious energy of motivational speakers, and the carefully curated picture-perfect world of social media influencers, you might think that life’s never been better.

If you could trust the posts you see on Instagram, it would seem like everyone is so happy…

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No matter how hard you write, edit, or flex your creative muscles, sometimes your efforts don’t seem to make an impact on your article stats — clicks, reads, views, money, or whatever number you’ve chosen as your measure of success.

Viewers are fickle. It’s hard to pinpoint what readers want…

Allison Cecile

Engineer by day and writer by night — here’s to putting myself out there || 8X Top Writer

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