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Indu Guzman shares how she fared as a freelance editor and how new challenges helped develop resilience.

During uncertainties like a global pandemic, it is important to focus on what you can manage—instead of what you cannot. We have no control over what happens in the world. However, we do have control over our personal realm.

The work-at-home tips I’m sharing helped me become resilient. For some reason, while I did my best to manage my work at home, my mind naturally followed my habits. As a result, I became better at facing uncertainty. …


Sci-Fi enthusiasts, I’m looking for your recommendations.

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Sci-fi enthusiasts, help please! Here is your chance to evangelize by telling a newbie about the incredible joys of reading sci-fi. And, for readers interested in getting into sci-fi, this is for you. Let’s talk about sci-fi for newcomers to the genre or those out of the loop.

My Background. Growing up, I was discouraged from reading sci-fi for who-knows-what. My family was religious but also had their oddities. My father is a narcissist and when he doesn’t understand something, it’s wrong. Therefore, outlawed. …

I.S. Guzman

Fiction Writer | Associate Fiction Editor of Pangyrus | Global nomad settled in the suburbs of Boston. The Pen Life is all about the lifestyle of a creative.

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