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Hi! My name is Monica Frederick.

I write essays about mythology and self-development, and working on my first novel BOUND FOR THE HORIZON about the real nomads that inspired the myths of the Amazon Warrior Women.

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HI, I'M MONICA!

I used to keep my toes in line. I had the corporate career I was supposed to have. I didn't let myself get too "nerdy" with my interests in history, mythology, and self-development in case I looked weird.

Valuing being nice and palatable meant I cut out the parts of my personality I thought were undesirable to make myself fit into other people's expectations.

Being scared to look weird stopped me from taking action on my dreams because I couldn't stand the idea of making people around me uncomfortable with how creative and ambitious I was. So, I was nice, people-pleasing, and lying to everyone AND myself.

I've since learned to unapologetically spend time on what fascinates me: self-development, history, and mythology. That's what I write about today.

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