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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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Outside Influences

“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.”    Henry David Thoreau When the weather’s balmy, I really enjoy sitting on my porch and writing. If it’s quiet (a challenge in suburban New Jersey!), I find that being among green, rustling … Continue reading

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Igniting Inspiration

I’m a winter baby, and as we enter the dog days of summer, I can feel myself slowing down and getting a bit sluggish, so any simple ideas I can find to give keep myself alert and open to new … Continue reading

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Brain Gainers

Our brains are not only amazing, they’re resilient. With a dose of effort and intention, we can actually make them work more productively. As the Center for Brain Health puts it, “Here  are five scientifically proven tips we have discovered … Continue reading

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Boosting Creativity

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”   Albert Einstein Creativity is boundless and every artistic discipline has something to share with us as writers. There’s so much that we can learn about playfulness and pushing past our comfort zones. In a story … Continue reading

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Rumi Ruminates

Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. He’s has called described the “most popular poet” and the “best selling poet” in the United States. His work has been translated in many languages around the world. I … Continue reading

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Easy Riding

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein We’ve all had those moments when we feel like our muse is on vacation and our creative juices just aren’t flowing. What to do, what to do? As my friend and mentor … Continue reading

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