Category Archives: writers

Coffee Contemplation #4: A Month of Thanks Giving

My friend, Koji Kanemoto, posted the above photo on Facebook and talked about November being “Thankful Challenge” month, when, each day, we should post about something for which we are thankful. Though most nights before I go to sleep, I … Continue reading

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Creative Characterization

It’s been a goal of mine to develop a workbook based on the workshops I’ve taught on creative ways to develop characters. Thanks to nagging motivation by my dear friend, Linda Apple, I’ve been working on that goal for several months … Continue reading

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So Many Ideas for 2015!

This morning, via Facebook, I found an interesting list (I love lists!) by Brooke Warner titled “52 Things Ideas for Writers for 2015” on the Huffington Post blog. My first thought was to try one idea a week and blog … 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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A Writer’s Space

What is your writing space like? This is a picture of mine. Sometimes I imagine it a hundred years from now, in the Jan Morrill Museum with a sign that reads: This is where Jan Morrill wrote her seventeen bestselling … Continue reading

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