A Writer’s Biggest Barrier to Success

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“Your writing is crap, Caroline. No one will ever want to read it. Besides, Lonely Planet has the market, as if you could ever compete.”

These were the words I heard as I sat at my kitchen table in 2008, dreaming and planning.

I had been living and traveling around the world as a teacher for 14 years and wanted to continue doing that.

But, this time, doing something I loved and was passionate about.

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Why I Believe in the Discipline of Travel

Why Travel

I’m flying home today after spending a week in the Caribbean. It’s been a week full of life change — of new perspectives gained and old passions resurrected. As I’m traveling today, waking up at 3am to drive two hours to the San Juan airport to drop a group of high schoolers off for their 8am flight, I’m wondering why I do this, why I travel at all.

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