5. "The difference between someone who is a writer and someone who isn't, is writing. Write everyday." - Verna Gates
4. "Don't confuse productivity and creativity." -Susannah Felts on Cultivating Creativity
3. "Do Your Homework. Pick a favorite blogger or writer and study them. Study not Steal. -Javacia Bowser on Blogging Head to Toe a la Tyra Banks
2. "Let your work speak for itself." -Molly Wizenburg of Orangette
1. "Stay curious." Susannah Felts on Cultivating Creativity
Bonus takeaway: Caught up with some old friends and ate myself silly with tasty Southern food.