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About Monica Schley

Monica Schley is a musician & poet living in Seattle, Washington. Her poetry has appeared in Burnside Review, Cranky, Cream City Review, Seattle’s Poetry on Buses and KNOCK. Her poetry chapbook “Black Eden: Nocturnes” (Pudding House Press) was published in 2010. As a classically trained harpist, she steadily works on recording, teaching, playing private events and public shows. She has performed with jazz luminaries, pop stars and indie rockers. She sings and composes for her band The Daphnes and she’s also a Certified Clinical Musician.

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Five-Step Pep Talk

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If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will either. Do your work with conviction and authenticity, and what is more, be true to your word. You don’t have to be a perfectionist, you just have to do what you say you are going to do.

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