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Lindsay Patton-Carson credits freelancing with significantly improving her mental health.

I just left my 6-figure day job to become a full-time freelance writer. Here’s how I planned for such a massive career change.

At the end of 2019, Wendy Fox left behind her six-figure senior leadership role at a growing tech company, and now she's a published author.
Cheryl Strayed spoke to Insider about her photo being heavily edited in Vogue.

‘Wild’ author Cheryl Strayed says her photo in a 2012 issue of Vogue was edited so much that her husband couldn’t recognize her

"I looked fake, like a Barbie doll version of myself," Strayed recently told Insider. "I truly thought they made me look worse, not better."
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds up his book after holding a press conference at the Trump National Golf Club Jupiter on March 8, 2016 in Jupiter, Florida.

The anonymous White House official who wrote ‘A Warning’ about the Trump administration says they’ll reveal their identity soon

"Trump will hear from me, in my own name, before the 2020 election," the author and senior White House official said in a Reddit comment.
Jennine Capo Crucet cancelled her second speaking engagement.

A Cuban-American author canceled her speaking event on diversity at a Georgia university after students were filmed burning her book

At a speaking Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, a white student accused her of not understanding white privilege.

17 Toni Morrison quotes on writing, love, life, and race that show why she was so beloved

The groundbreaking novelist was an inspiration to many noteworthy people, including President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey.

It’s International Women’s Day — here are 35 quotes from the strongest feminist voices around the world

From authors to political leaders, these women are speaking out on the importance of gender equality.
Kelly Clarkson has written children's books.

20 celebrities you didn’t know wrote children’s books

From Kelly Clarkson to Will Smith, here are some celebrities who you probably didn't know were children's book authors.
George R.R. Martin is not a fan of Donald Trump.

‘Game of Thrones’ author George RR Martin calls Trump a ‘bad man’ and ‘bad president’

George R.R. Martin, the brain behind "Game of Thrones" and author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series made a dig at President Donald Trump in an interview with The New York Times. It's not the first time Martin has criticized Trump.
David Sedaris, author of books including "Calypso."

An author who’s sold 12 million copies of his books says he doesn’t consider himself more successful than someone who hasn’t sold on...

Award-winning author and performer David Sedaris doesn't consider himself more successful than someone who's never published a book. Sedaris said he's made a career by being true to himself.