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Steve and I recently joined a new writing group called Wholehearted Writing. It’s not a critique group, but a writing prompt-inspired group. Last night, our theme was “balance.” Our facilitator, Lindalee, brought three different writing exercises. I especially liked the second … Continue reading

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My “What-Should-Have-Been-Obvious” Epiphany

Steve and I like to do writing prompts together. These 10-minute sessions often stimulate our creativity, get us “unblocked,” or teach us something we didn’t know, either about each other or ourselves. Today, I was flipping through a book titled … Continue reading

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The Places that Pull Me

A few weeks ago, I created a box of writing prompts. Every once in awhile, I draw a prompt from the box and write for a finite period of time. This morning, I drew: Write about two places that pull … Continue reading

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An Interview with Writer’s Block

It has now been three months and two days since I’ve written a single word on Broken Dreams, the sequel to The Red Kimono. And other than a few blog posts and a few haiku, I’ve written nothing to speak … Continue reading

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My #HumbleBrag on Reviews

One of the best things about going on vacation with my kids is the new things I learn. While in Alaska with my daughter, Andi, and my son, Adam and his wife, Emily, I learned many new things: How to … Continue reading

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