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About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.

Focus, Focus

“Success isn’t hocus locus, it’s focus, focus.” David DeNotaris David DeNotaris is a gifted motivational speaker and the author of Feeling Your Way Through Life. Just recently, I came across some of his words of wisdom from his book and … Continue reading

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Few Do

“All know the way; few actually walk it.” Bodhidharma How true this is, isn’t it? When it comes to life and doing the right thing, we know the way to walk. When it comes to taking care of ourselves, to … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

A Winter Rideby Amy Lowell Who shall declare the joy of the running? Who shall tell of the pleasures of flight?Springing and spurning the tufts of wild heather, Sweeping, wide-winged, through the blue dome of light.Everything mortal has moments immortal, … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words

A cornucopia of wonderful thoughts and sayings I wanted to share to uplift and energize us all: “Play is the highest form of research.”  Albert Einstein “Money, is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread aroundencouraging young … Continue reading

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Taking Time

“…you can’t rush creativity.” John Legend “You can’t rush creativity”—how true! I was reminded of these words when I came across a chapter called “How Long Does It Take?” by Louise DeSalvo in her helpful and spirited guide, The Art … Continue reading

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Worlds Within

“A writer is a world trapped in a person.” Victor Hugo “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” Albert Einstein A world … Continue reading

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Even Better

“Some people think I work too hard, but the important thing for me is to keep going…Whether you are 24, 64, or 74 makes no difference. The only thing that counts is how good the show is.” Irving Berlin, songwriter … Continue reading

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Martin Motivates

Martin Luther King’s birthday is actually January 15th, but since it is being celebrated this Monday, as I do each year, I hope to inspire us all with some of his words of wisdom about hope, faith, life, and excellence: … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Sneezles A.A. Milne Christopher RobinHad wheezlesAnd sneezles,They bundled himIntoHis bed.They gave him what goesWith a cold in the nose,And some more for a coldIn the head.They wonderedIf wheezlesCould turnInto measles,If sneezlesWould turnInto mumps;They examined his chestFor a rash,And the restOf … Continue reading

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Tillie Triumphs

Tillie Olsen was born today, January 14. She is a daring writer associated with the political upheaval of the 1930s and with the first generation of feminists. A few of her wise words to ponder and apply: “And when is … Continue reading

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