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Change Your Writing Space, See What Happens

Writers are creatures of habit. We have our favorite pen, brand of notebook, magic potion for sipping as we write. We like our ambiance…a crowded cafe or relative silence. Warm places or cool spaces, open windows or roaring fires. Sometimes we … Continue reading

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Repeat After Me (and your first-grade self): “Yes!”

Not too long ago I realized how much energy I (we, you) put into avoiding the painful or awkward or difficult in life. It’s been a long haul from the monkey bars and first grade, when we just said Yes! … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Inner Writer: A Guide for the Young

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of talking to some 200 middle- and senior-high-school students at their annual career day fair. I know, it sounds like a scream, doesn’t it? Actually, I really enjoyed it. Some of my … Continue reading

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