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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.

Something Wonderful

May your wishes all come true May you always do for others And let others do for you May you build a ladder to the stars And climb on every rung May you stay forever young Forever young, forever young … Continue reading

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Tight Spaces

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “When you get into a tight space and everything goes against you…never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe “Effort only … Continue reading

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Unlike Athena

“Fiction, like sculpture or painting, begins with a rough sketch. One gets down the characters and their behavior any way one can, knowing the sentences will have to be revised, knowing the characters’ actions may change. It makes no difference … Continue reading

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Hugo Helps

“An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.”                   Victor Hugo Born on February 26, 1802, Victor Hugo is best known for his novels Notre-Dame de Paris and Les Misérables. A leading figure of … Continue reading

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Run On

Words inscribed on a plaque in a park where I jog from time to time: “Somewhere, someone in the world is running when you are not. When you race him, he will win.”   Tom Fleming “It was routine for Tom … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com While we celebrate Thanksgiving once a year, every day is an opportunity to give thanks and to bring an attitude to gratitude to our work. I have so much to be grateful for: … Continue reading

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Washington’s Wisdom

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com In honor of George Washington’s true birthday which is almost upon us (also my wonderful husband David’s birthday!), some words of  wisdom from our Founding Father to ponder: “It is better to offer … Continue reading

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