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We Should Write

Sometime during my earlier days whenever I bought a different colored ink for my fountain pen the first thing I would do is start doodling on a blank page. I would just write anything and everything on the page. Things … Continue reading

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I Write In My Head

For the past thirty plus years I have developed the habit of waking up as early as 5 a.m. Sometimes I am up before my alarm rings. I have always been a light sleeper but lately three to four hours … Continue reading

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All The Little Voices

Julia Cameron writes: “As creative beings, we need silence.”  I seem to have zoned out of my life lately. I don’t feel comfortable anywhere and most of the time there’s so much going on in my head that getting started … Continue reading

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“It Was A Big Mistake”

On this cold Monday morning, I find it hard to concentrate on writing something that will be impersonal and less subjective. The reason is that we didn’t have a calm weekend, and Sunday was especially turbulent. We had a full … Continue reading

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Happy Breathing!

I hadn’t realized how true Anton Chekhov was when he wrote:  “Any idiot can face a crisis; it’s this day-to-day living that wears you out.”  For the past few months now, I am facing a crisis. The problem of the … Continue reading

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Aha!

Ronald B. Tobias wrote: “Ideas are like the wind; they have force, they have energy, but they rarely have much shape.”   Needless to say that as writers we are aware of the major elements of storytelling: plot, character, style, … Continue reading

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No One To Blame!

“Listen to the little voice in your head that tells you a particular contract is bad news. Trust your instinct to know when the situation is impossible or the person you are working with is unethical in some way.” I … Continue reading

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