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Just Write!

“If you want to be a writer, write.”   Epictetus If you want to be a dancer, dance. If you want to be a singer, sing. If you want to be enthusiastic, act enthusiastic. Act the way you want to become … Continue reading

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“Best Advantage”

“Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage.”   Jawaharlal Nehru That word “efficiency” has a cold, mechanistic ring to it, doesn’t it? It sounds at odds with the idea of inspiration … Continue reading

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Two Techniques

You know the feeling you have when you’re reading a riveting story and you can see the setting in your mind’s eye and the characters come alive: You can see what they’re doing and feel what they’re feeling. You forget … Continue reading

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Writing Toolbox

“I want to suggest that to write to your best abilities, it be hooves you to construct your own toolbox and then build up enough muscle so you can carry it with you. Then, instead of looking at a hard … Continue reading

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Sue Snafu

A tale of almost-woe: Yesterday’s post, “Susan Soars,” almost didn’t make it to you. Through a sudden glitch on WordPress (which I love, love – so easy to use!), it mysteriously disappeared into cyberspace. Luckily, my wonderful husband David, who’s … Continue reading

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Just Today

“The future depends on what you do today.”   Mahatma Gandhi “If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.”           Buddhist saying Having a “big picture” in mind, an … Continue reading

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Writing Strategy

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’” Alfred Lord Tennyson “It is never too late to start doing your New Year’s Resolutions. Just because you didn’t start them on January 1, doesn’t … Continue reading

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