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Conversation Part Six

Last month when I started my conversation series on my blog, I thought I would have a real conversation with some of my readers, a few of them at least. I thought as a writer, I would be engaged in … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Five

I have a horoscope app on my phone that I like to check on a daily basis. Today morning after reading the first few lines I stopped. It read: “You may be associating some experience from the past with a … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Three

The second most important basic tool for creative recovery according to Julia Cameron (in her book The Artist’s Way, 1992) is The Artist Date. She writes: “The artist date is a block of time, perhaps two hours weekly, especially set aside … Continue reading

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Conversation Part Two

In my last conversation, I mentioned two best-selling authors Julia Cameron and Sarah Ban Breathnach and their advice about journaling, putting all your thoughts and feelings on paper, in a sort of “stream of consciousness” writing form. Julia in her … Continue reading

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Conversation Part One

During a recent book sale at our public library, I came across the book “Something More: Excavating Your Authentic Self” by Sarah Ban Breathnach. I had never read her books nor heard of her. I read the book in almost … Continue reading

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Too Busy Being A “Writer”

I have come across so many articles lately with titles like 15 Steps to Writing A Bestseller, 7 Steps Guide to Becoming a Writer, etc. both on the internet and in magazines.  I don’t for a second believe that writing a … Continue reading

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When Did You Last Hear?

When did you last hear someone say to you, “I believe in you”? It’s a cold morning in Montreal. Sitting at my desk, I look at the snow outside. Soon I should start writing, but I don’t. Instead I keep … Continue reading

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