Category Archives: Writing and Marketing

Taking the First Step

August 11, 2017

Sometimes you just have to take the first step. Even when you don’t know for sure that there will be ground under your feet. For years now, I’ve talked about quitting my job. It’s a fine job; I’ve met wonderful people and had great opportunities (especially getting my writing degree). But my life’s dream has […]

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Finding Your Voice

April 25, 2017

Everbloom launches today! Everbloom is written by women Redbuds, my writing guild. I’m humbled to be one of the authors among such a talented group, and proud to be part of something so wonderful. I couldn’t put my copy down! It contains cathartic stories of pain, loss, struggle, beauty, and redemption. From the beginning, our hope for this book […]

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What’s Wrong with Buzz Words?

March 29, 2017

You hear buzz words all the time. On the television news, in church services, in business meetings. They are the current jargon used by newscasters and politicians, public speakers and people who want to appear trendy. Or should I say on trend? Unoriginal or Relevant? There’s a place for buzz words. They show that you have […]

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One of the Hardest Questions: Do You Like Me?

March 10, 2017

Last week, I had to bury my pride and allow an invitation to be sent to all my friends and acquaintances, asking them, “Do you like Taryn R. Hutchison?” I felt like I was transported back to junior high. Facebook morphed into the friend I dispatched to ask a certain boy’s pal to find out if […]

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New Friends Write a New Story

February 28, 2017

I’ve been home for a week now after two back-to-back weekends away. Both weekends were spent with groups of friends. Both are the kind of friendships that give back. That nourish my soul. But that’s where the similarities end. The first weekend was with new friends, while I share a significant history with the second group. (More on […]

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