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Poetry is the New Chicken Soup

What a strange and beautiful moment it is.Mid-spring and you are slowly emerging from isolationto see what's beyond your pandemic bubble.Maybe you've been able to visit with an old friend.Maybe you've dared to host a small gathering in your home.It's wonderful...

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Return to the Pleasures of Writing

Do you ever feel like you're trying too hard? Pushing your pen toward some predetermined destination at which you never arrive? Are you driving your dreams. and desires into the ground? What if, just for today,  you lay down your ego and Asked for guidance?...

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Nurture Body and Mind with Soup

It's been over a year now that we have been living between spaces in the spaces of the pandemic. Too many Zoom meetings, at first a blessing, a way to connect, more recently a curse,  living too much of our time glued to an electronic box. How do we nurture...

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This helps

I'm wondering if anyone else feels lost in the pandemic again. Does your brain feel scrambled? Need more sleep lately? Are you ready to go out, but still staying in? Do you feel safer with the vaccine, but concerned about the variant? Each shift in policy causes...

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Write the Moments of Awakening

You probably know, consciously or not, that stories are built from both small and significant moments of awakening, often referred to as epiphanies. The origin of the epiphany in literature is attributed to James Joyce, who adapted the idea of religious epiphany for...

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Good Books, Good Structures

Still looking for that perfect structure for you book?Still looking for the right framework for the way your  mind works?I want to share a few books with structures I admire and some of the stories behind them. Warning: this post is a little longer than...

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More on Structure

If you love to write, you probably love to read as well. Maybe you were one of those kids who stayed up past bedtime, huddled under the sheets with a book and a flashlight.Or maybe you read a book as an adult that affected you so deeply, it altered your life...

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Notes on Structure

Most writers know that you need a good structure to contain your story, your wisdom, your moments of insight. A good structure helps you move through time and space on the page.It provides an anchor for the mind. But thinking you need to find the...

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The Scream Inside Your Head

Over the years I've heard dozens of stories of writers who have gone down a related career path only to realize they had wandered off course from a deeper calling. Fiction writers who became reporters.Poets working as public relations officers. Memoirists writing copy...

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The best time to write

This is the best time of year to write. It's also the worst time to try to be productive. You wonder where that burst of energy went That had you rolling up your sleeves Just a few months ago. You think, I should be working on my project. You think, I should be more...

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