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See Jane Write Member of the Month Pye Pajewski

Meet Pye Pajewski, the See Jane Write Member of the Month for January 2023. Pye is a two-time breast cancer survivor and author of the blog For the Girls. (Photo by Steve Pajewski)

Cancer sucks. You don’t have to be a survivor of the disease to know this. But as awful as something like breast cancer can be, believe it or not, good things can actually come from a bout with this devastating illness. When you’re diagnosed with breast cancer you become a member of a club you never wanted to be a part of, but your new sisters are some of the best people you’ll ever meet. Pye Pajewski is one of those people.

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The Best of See Jane Write

What are you an expert in? Answering this question could help you determine the focus for your blog, podcast or YouTube channel or even your first or next book.

Many people consider me an expert in freelance writing but lately, folks have been turning to me for affirmations and journaling tips too.

So, today I want to share with you a roundup of some of my best blog posts on those topics.

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Reflecting on 10 Years of See Jane Write

Ten years ago today I walked into a Mexican restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama, to have dinner with a dozen women I’d never met before. I was there because I wanted to start a women’s writing group. During this dinner that I had arranged, we talked about writing, blogging, social media, and more. We talked about our current writing projects and the projects we dreamed of pursuing. And with this meeting See Jane Write was born.

See Jane Write has changed so much over the past decade, and so have I. And I’ve learned a lot every step of the way. Here are 10 lessons I’ve learned from 10 years of See Jane Write.

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2020 Year in Review

This year tried to kill me. For real. There’s no hyperbole in that statement. 

Cancer come along and tried to take my life and many of the things that make life worth living.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the constant reminders of racial injustice almost stole my joy. 

The deaths of loved ones almost took my hope. 

But in spite of it all, I kept going. 

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