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Three Words for 2015

I'm a bit late with my words this year.  It's sort of because they have been rolling around in my head and sort of because I was doing other things and not thinking about it.   But here we are at last.  We got here. Or more to the point, I got here. At least […]

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Reviewing Your 2013 Writing Life

So, we've got two days until the new year, and I don't know about you, but I've been busy thinking about 2014.  I have so many writing goals I want to accomplish–novels and stories to get out in the world, and classes and products to offer here on the blog.  So this year I'm trying […]

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‘Fess Up and Rise Up

Do you want to write a best-selling novel?  C'mon now, tell the truth.  Or perhaps it is a memoir you have your heart set on penning.  How about a collection of short-stories, articles for national magazines, a blog entry for the Huffington Post? Or maybe its a different kind of creativity you have your heart […]

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Bringing Full Attention to Bear

Do you ever get certain phrases ringing in your head? My latest is, "bringing full attention to bear."  As in full attention to my creative work, though it could be applied to just about anything.  It was brought on by reading an article written by Christine Kane, in which she talked about how important it […]

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Getting Up At 5 AM

Last week, I set a goal with my friend and fellow writer Roy, that both of us would rise at 5 AM in order to write.  The goal was to do it twice last week and three times this week.  Since he's in Nashville and I'm in Portland, with a two hour time difference, the […]

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