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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.

Mary Amazes

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com Mary Higgins Clark, known as the “Queen of Suspense,” penned page-turning thrillers beloved by millions of readers worldwide. When she passed earlier this week at 92, she was still writing. She launched her … Continue reading

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Power Within

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “The Touch of the Master’s Hand* ‘Twas battered and scarred, and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the old violin, But held it up with a … Continue reading

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Carr Counsels

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “I connected instantly with the characters and just wanted more and more and more.” That’s how bestselling author Debbie Macomber described her response to Robyn Carr’s “Virginia River” series. Who wouldn’t want a … Continue reading

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Musical Writing

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Writers are in the music business.” Don Murray “A story can be wrecked by a faulty rhythm in a sentence — especially if it occurs toward the end — or a mistake in … Continue reading

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Great Pleasure

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”   Walter Bagehot Walter was a 19th century journalist. I don’t know anymore about him than that, but I can say … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Early in the Morning Early in the morning The water hits the rocks, The birds are making noises Like old alarum clocks, The soldier on the skyline Fires a golden gun And over the back of the chimney stack Explodes … Continue reading

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Young Readers

When I was little, one of my favorite things in the world was listening to my beloved mom Dorothy read aloud to us. It’s a joy every child should know. That’s why I love the whole idea of World Read … Continue reading

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