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Write One True Thing

Do you have a love/hate relationship with social media?  Love to connect with like-minded peeps, but hate the hate, not to mention the trance of mindless scrolling? I want to share an experience I had on Twitter recently, not to encourage you to spend more...

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Here’s my recipe for chicken soup

In advance of the upcoming retreat, Poetry is the New Chicken Soup, I am sending everyone on my list a copy of my personal chicken soup recipe.I’ve been making it for so long, I sometimes forget that I adapted it fromThe Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, by Mickey Trescott. ...

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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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