Kimberly Zapata

Kimberly Zapata is the creator and voice behind Sunshine Spoils Milk, a blog dedicated to mental health and mommyhood. She is a regular contributor for Sammiches & Psych Meds and her work has appeared on HuffPost, Scary Mommy, BLUNTMoms, MomBabble, Mamalode, Bonbon Break, and The Good Men Project.

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How I Was Published (and Paid!) More Times in 31 Days Than In 31 Years

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As I sit in my kitchen staring at the blinking cursor on my blank computer screen, the blinking cursor which is beckoning me — begging me — to write something, I find myself speechless. With an inbox full of rejections and a Google docs file full of titles for pieces yet-to-be-written, I wonder who am I to sit here and speak of success. How am I a success story? Then it dawns on me: Success isn’t perfection; it’s persistence. And in that vein, my friends, I have been successful indeed. While I have been writing for numerous years, my non-copywriting, what-I-want-to-do-with-my-life experience … Read More