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Is Writing A Book Horrible?

In his book Why I Write, first published in 1946, George Orwell writes: “Putting aside the need to earn a living, I think there are four great motives for writing, at any rate for writing prose. They exist in different … Continue reading

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I Have Learned Less About Writing

“I have learned less about writing and received less encouragement from English instructors than I have from reading or listening to a working artist relate how a single creation- poem, play, short story, novel- was brought to life and to … Continue reading

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I Write Myself Out

From a very early age, I knew that when I grew up I should be a writer. I grew up with this dream. But somewhere along the way, I totally abandoned the idea. To be exact, between the ages of … Continue reading

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Silent Screams

“Mom I put the book back in the library. Sorry I couldn’t read past the first few pages. It’s such a bad book.” “You don’t have to apologize,” I said and thought about the book. The book she referred to … Continue reading

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Which One Of These Writers Are You?

Do you believe in lucky charms? Do you have a ring, or bracelet or a scarf, or hat, or a dress that you think if you wear you would be lucky? Perhaps a habit that you start your day with, … Continue reading

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Help! Please!

Forgive me if I have been dwelling upon the same thoughts and worries a bit too much lately. Whenever I try to write something I can’t help but complain about how blocked I am or how sad or angry I … Continue reading

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From Autumn To Spring

Why is it that every time I promise myself to look for all that’s good in situations and people around me I feel more depressed than ever? Yesterday I pledged to commit myself to forgetting all the negative and seeing … Continue reading

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Happy Doodling!

I was leafing through one of my notebooks this morning, when I came to the following sentence that I had underlined in red. “Work with your negative blurts and try to change them into positive affirmatives.” Julia Cameron After I … Continue reading

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To Be A Writer

Blogging, and the world of bloggers, has become such an essential part of me now that if I were to leave it or if it were taken from me I wouldn’t know how to go on. WordPress is my world … Continue reading

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Is It True?

Currently I can’t help but feel sorry for Justin Bieber, who is on the news for all the wrong reasons. These days people will do anything to become overnight celebrities. Take a look at the existing reality TV shows. Stardom … Continue reading

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