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jill-jepson's picture
Aug.07.2012
Considering that we start learning it at birth, master it almost completely by four, and use it every day of our lives, it’s surprising how little...
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Aug.07.2012
This week in my writing pilgrimage, I’m focusing on language. In my last post, I debunked a couple common misconceptions about so-called “good”...
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Aug.09.2012
Grammar can be a surprisingly controversial topic. I’ve seen people get into some pretty heated arguments over such vital issues as when to use “...
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Aug.10.2012
  This has been “The Power of Words”week at the Writing as a Sacred Path Blog, so on this Great Stuff for Writers Friday, I’m  recommending...
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Aug.13.2012
  Welcome to Week 16 of my writing pilgrimage. Before I left for my month in Italy, I was writing like a steam locomotive, chugging along that...
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Aug.14.2012
  This post is about connecting with the joy of writing. It comes out of my own sense of frustration about my writing. I am not usually a...
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Aug.15.2012
Above all, let there be pleasure.” — Writer and musician Laura Davis Have you thought about this lately? About the sheer pleasure of writing? I don’t...
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Aug.17.2012
My friend Lynette is a talented writer with a crystal-clear style and a charming novel out—Nature Lessons. But these days, she’s taken a step...
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Aug.17.2012
Stand at the edge of a cliff, jump off, and build your wings on the way down. —Ray Bradbury.  This week has been all about recharging my...
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Aug.20.2012
Friday evening, I put the latest issue of The Whirlwind Review online. Editing The Whirlwind Review—an online literary journal...
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terry-spear's picture
Dec.29.2013
Since Grant MacQuarrie is due back to my editor on January 2, that is my first New Year's goal of the new year. To play with him until I'm ready...
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Apr.03.2014
 More kitty cat love for Cougar's Mate! My desktop crashed last night and I still can't get my internet to work so on my laptop only long...
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Oct.25.2013
        Innumerable deaths happened of known and unknown persons in my life time. I witnessed many cremations of bodies as per...
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pavel-somov's picture
Jun.26.2010
I have been a fan of Tinariwen (a band of nomadic exile musicians of Tuareg descent) for exactly as long as I have been listening to them, i.e. for...
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pat-bertram's picture
Jul.19.2011
At the front of my notebook of writing tips is a list of reminders and advice to myself -- a credo of sorts. Here it is: 1. Believe in yourself. 2....
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lisa-shearin's picture
Jan.12.2009
Procrastination. The fine art. The sweet science. The bane of a writer's deadline.I don't remember how I procrastinated before the Internet came...
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lisa-shearin's picture
Jan.26.2009
While writing a book I constantly ask myself the question: "How much worse can I make it for Raine (my MC)?" I've found that if I don't...
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christine-hamm's picture
Mar.24.2009
The Stars are Yellow, Surrounded by Black At 6am, I splay my tender feet on cold pink tile, pretending I can't remember your name. House in the palm...
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Dec.01.2009
Got new work published in: The Loch Raven Review and The Holly Rose Review, where I am in the company of Ivy Alvarez and Dorianne Laux. I also...
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christine-hamm's picture
Dec.01.2009
My Western my mother forgot the suitcase with her boots, lost me among her uncles' houses, the farms spread out like fingers, her calls faded in the...
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