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Be Inspired: Watch, Be Still, and Listen to What the World is Saying to You

As a writer you need to be constantly on alert. If you’re not, you’re missing out on a whole world of information and inspiration. On a recent trip to New York City, I saw and experienced a magnificent city through the eyes of a writer. What does that mean? Well, first and foremost I tried… Continue reading Be Inspired: Watch, Be Still, and Listen to What the World is Saying to You

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NaNo Is Either Half Full or Half Empty

Even though I sometimes hang out and feel sorry for myself, I won't quit. My muse will return. I know she will. Trying to force her to perform on demand is like asking a painter to deliver a masterpiece every time. The daily word count for NaNo is that forced performance and we all know… Continue reading NaNo Is Either Half Full or Half Empty

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Secrets, Lies, and Life Lessons

Do You Keep Secrets? Why do you keep secrets? I'm curious about the thought process that goes into the keeping of secrets. Is it with the intention of protection--either your own or someone else's? A reputation perhaps? or maybe it's a power play--you know something someone else doesn't...that sort of thing? But if you stop… Continue reading Secrets, Lies, and Life Lessons