Amateur writer and full-time mom with a lot of ambition. Lover of coffee, reading, and knowledge. Film & Feline enthusiast. Top writer in Parenting

My name is Shannon Moose, but you can call me Moose

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My name is Shannon Moose, and I’m relatively new to the online freelance writing scene. I’m 32 years old; I have a 3-year-old little girl named Sonder and her father — my boyfriend — who I refer to as my “husband”. I have a BA in Multimedia and a passion…

Here’s how I got to where I am

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I’ve written a couple of times regarding “success” on Medium. Real Success.

What do I consider real success?

It’s not an overnight, luck-of-the-draw, viral post. I haven’t had any of those — yet. But I haven’t lost hope!

Let me begin with a window to the reality of writing on Medium and a Thank You to…

You either propose, or you don’t

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“Do you want to get married?”

A loaded question, given the circumstances.

The enigma that is the mind of a woman instantly falls down the rabbit hole. “Do you want to get married?” vastly differs from “Will you marry me?”

Do you want to get married?

The question in itself could have many connotations.

Firstly, the…


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