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How You Can Write About Anything

In a gentle way, you can shake the world ~ Mahatma Gandhi If you like to write or want to write but don’t know what to write, your life just got better. YOU CAN WRITE ABOUT ANYTHING. Joy, a woman in … Continue reading

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What wants to be written will have its day!

When something wants to be written through you, it will haunt you until you finally say yes. Or, it may leave and beckon another. But it will have its say.

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Writing Tip

One of my favorite all-time quotes is by Elmore Leonard. He said, “If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.” Good writing makes you forget someone has labored at a computer, making their writing sound profound. Good writing takes you beyond … Continue reading

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A Great Writing Tip for Writer’s Block

A Great Writing Tip for Writer’s Block You sit down ready to write and can’t think of a thing to say? Here’s a great tip. Warm up your writing muscle by making up a list of dangling sentences such as: … Continue reading

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Driven to Distraction

Driven to Distraction Hutchinson’s Law: Any occurrence requiring undivided attention will be accompanied by a compelling distraction. You’re looking at the computer, sitting with pen in hand, or staring at a blank canvas of some kind and before you know … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come whispering, ‘It will be happier.’ ~Alfred Lord Tennyson. Winter Solstice Celebrations honoring the winter solstice as a moment of transition and renewal        date back thousands of years and … Continue reading

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Sparking your Creative Muse

Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers. ~Isaac Asimov Sparking your Creative Muse Your mind is busily making up stories all the time. The stories can range from what somebody said to you and how you would have … Continue reading

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The Art of Storytellling

The Human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories. —Mary Catherine Storytelling is truly an art. A tale well told hooks most people. Every good story has a few vital components: A clear theme the reader can easily follow A … Continue reading

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Writing tip of the Month

When you read a sentence, the parts most likely to catch your attention and stay in your mind are the beginning and end; we call them the positions of emphasis, with the stronger position at the close of the sentence. … Continue reading

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Writing Tip of the Week

Writing Tip of the Week – Remember, a great setup to an idea or a crisis – depending on whether you’re writing a self help book or a memoir or novel – will prepare your reader for what’s coming. That … Continue reading

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