Tag Archives: Linda Apple

Empathy – A Cure for Our Ills

What makes you love a book? For me, it’s the author’s ability to draw me into the character. If I can sink into a character’s mind and see the world through her eyes, feel her joys, sorrows, anger, passion, love … Continue reading

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Month of Thanks Giving: Day 22 (Imperfection)

Wabi-sabi–the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection. Simple, slow, and uncluttered, it reveres authenticity above all. There’s a story behind the cracks and imperfections you see in picture of the vessel above. I bought this vase because of the … 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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The “Other” Things I Learned

Every year I attend OWFI, I learn something new. This year was no different. In each workshop I attended, I learned something. However, I don’t think I can re-cap those workshop tidbits any better than Theresa Hupp did in her … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Mashup: 07/09/12

MASH-UP A creative combination or mixing of content from different sources. For this morning’s mashup, I thought I’d do something a little different and post the newsletter for the upcoming August 18 meeting for Ozarks Writers League. We have two … Continue reading

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