The Merry Writer Podcast | RachelPoli.com

How Do You Deal With One-Star Reviews?

The Merry Writer started as a hashtag game on Twitter and Instagram. Hosted by Ari Meghlen and myself, The Merry Writer Podcast is a fun, friendly show about all things writing and bookish. Join us as we ask all the “write” questions.

Check out episode 58 with our special guest, Wilmar Luna!

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Book Review | RachelPoli.com

The Poster Boy by Chad Scott

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I bought it on my Kindle for Indie Reader. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: The Poster Boy: Small Towns, Big Ideas, and the Reality of Becoming an Entrepreneur
Author: Chad Scott
Genre: Business, Nonfiction

Series: Standalone
Publisher: UTP
Publication Date: November 19, 2019

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Mental Health Monday | RachelPoli.com

Anxiety Tip: How to Pick and Choose Your Battles to Remain Calm

When I went to therapy years ago, I remember my therapist telling me that I needed to pick and choose my battles when it came to anxiety.

If I don’t need something in my life or it won’t affect it in any way, then I don’t need to push through the anxiety. I can just give in because we need to do that once in a while.

On the other hand, if it’s interfering with my life and stopping me from living it, then I need to fight back the anxiety.

Pick and choose your battles, decide what your anxiety can get away with and what it can’t get away with.

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Book Review | RachelPoli.com

Warriors: Dawn of the Clans 3: The First Battle by Erin Hunter

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I bought it the hardcover. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: Warriors: The First Battle
Author: Erin Hunter
Genre: Children’s, Fantasy

Series: Dawn of the Clans, 3
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: April 8, 2014

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Creative Writing | RachelPoli.com

Camp NaNoWriMo, Here I Come!

I have been desperately trying to get back into a writing routine. In March, my friend Ari and I decided to try something new (I’ll talk about this in a later post or maybe even in a podcast episode) together, and… it worked for a little while. I’m going to try to continue that through April and beyond and see what happens.

Luckily, it’s also Camp NaNoWriMo this month. For some reason, I’ve always excelled at writing during the NaNo months. If Camp NaNo can get back into a writing routine, all the while keeping Ari accountable for her writing and her keeping me accountable for mine, I think I’ll be able to get back into a routine through April, May, and beyond.

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