Monthly Archives: September 2017

Something Wonderful

As we summer murmurs its last goodbye and the leaves come out to play, a  delight: Autumn The morns are meeker than they were, The nuts are getting brown; The berry’s cheek is plumper, The rose is out of town. … Continue reading

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Fighting Through

Sometimes we have to fight for every inch of ground on the page and sometimes we hit a roadblock and we have to fight through it. Jeff Goins is the author of five best-selling books, including The Art of Work … Continue reading

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Coaxing Creativity

Many of us may be a far cry from the days when a newborn in the house made sleep a distant memory, but we all have times when we hit a low-energy pocket in our writing or feel stalled. In … Continue reading

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“Invincible Summer”

“In the depth of winter I finally realized that there was in me an invincible summer.”   Albert Camus Now that fall is here, the pace seems to be quickening. I see it in the cars rushing back and forth in … Continue reading

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Writerly Advice

A gathering of writerly advice to speed us on our way today:” “A good story is one that ends with the acquisition of knowledge.”   Toni Morrison “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them … Continue reading

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Still Smiling

“My motto is this: Just wake up and have a good day, have a good time, and no matter what goes wrong, turn that into something good. Still come out smiling, still come out having a good time.    Magic Johnson … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

I shared this lovely poem with my Poetry Appreciation Group:   Barter Sara Teasdale Live had loveliness to sell, All beautiful and splendid things Blue waves whitened on a cliff, Soaring fire that sways and sings And children’s faces looking … Continue reading

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