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Misty Mornings

“A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.”    Ancient Proverb It’s a misty morning right now in my neck of the woods, which makes pondering these words of wisdom seem perfectly natural. Who among us hasn’t let our heart … Continue reading

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Birthing Ideas

Fresh ideas in our writing — what more precious a gift can come to us? And yet, most of us know that a new way of looking at things doesn’t spring from our heads the way Athene  sprang from the … 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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Playwright Alert

A heads-up for all you playwrights out there: Submissions for the 2018 National Playwrights Conference sponsored by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center are officially under way. To be considered for the Summer 2018 season, the deadline is October 13. For … Continue reading

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Adventure Beckons

“September: And so, the adventure begins.”   Sign at the Local, a café Fall is my favorite season and so this sign jumped out at me on one of my daily walks. It made me think of all the beginnings that … Continue reading

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“Labour Unrest”

“There are two kinds of discontent in this world: the discontent that works and the discontent that wrings its hands. The first gets what it wants, and the second loses what it had. There is no cure for the first … Continue reading

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Writing Pleasure

How to Enjoy Writing: A Book of Aid and Comfort — love this title! When I pulled this guide by Janet and Isaac Asimov off my shelf and leafed through it, a passage just leaped out at me: “To be … Continue reading

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