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About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.

Will’s Wisdom

Feeling in the mood for some lighthearted wit and wisdom to kick off this week, so when the name Will Rogers popped into my head, I decided to go with it: “Even if you are on the right track, you’ll … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

The Mist and All Dixie Willson I like the fall, The mist and all, I like the night owl’s Lonely call — And wiling sound Of wind around. I like the gray November day, And bare, dead boughs That coldly … Continue reading

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Snow Story

I don’t know where you are right now, but here in Montclair, New Jersey, we’re experiencing a thrilling adventure…another SNOW DAY! I know, I know, for some people this is a trial, but for me, it’s a treat. When I … Continue reading

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Pep Talk

Norman Vincent Peale is widely known as the “Father of Positive Thinking” and he shared his philosophy of life in a small raft of books that remain among the enduring classics in the self-help genre. Just to give us all … Continue reading

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Willard Wonders

Dr. Willard Funk, the widely admired dictionary publisher, was once asked to perform a monumental task on the part of a wordsmith: choosing the 10 most expressive words in the English language. Here, to entertain and engage you, is our … Continue reading

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Asa’s Tea

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on.”   William Shakespeare, The Tempest “Asa’s decaf fruit tea” – when I woke up this morning, this phrase was floating in my head. I can only recall a fragment of the dream … Continue reading

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Unknown Soldier

This Sunday on the 11th hour of the 11th day of  the 11th month, we marked the 100th year anniversary of Armistice Day, World War I — the “War to End All Wars.” In honor of Veteran’s Day, a lovely … Continue reading

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