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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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Give Yourself The Gift Of Faith

Brenda Ueland writes: “Everybody is talented because everybody who is human has something to express.”  As the saying goes, everybody has a story to tell. Whether we do it on paper, on stage, on canvas, or through our voice, when … Continue reading

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I Have To Keep The Faith!

The schools have started and summer is almost over, even though the weather is extremely hot still. It is a sunny day but there is rain in the forecast, so it could go either way. It is a time for … Continue reading

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The Next Right Thing

Years ago when my late husband started his treatment for cancer I chose to quit my job and stay home with him. It was the right thing to do then and even now the only regret that I have is … Continue reading

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“True Originality Can Only Come From Within”

I have been rereading “Becoming A Writer” by Dorothea Brande. It is one of my all time favorites and I have had it in my library for quite some time now.   The basic problems of the writer listed in … Continue reading

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Thank You Dear Friend!

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry writes: “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”  Many are the days when I long … Continue reading

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Need For Speed

When writing a novel, the advice many experienced and professional writers give to beginner writers is to write the first draft as quickly as possible without wasting time on fixing anything. Just get the words out on the page as … Continue reading

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