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Details Deliver

In many ways, as writers, we’re also artists in a visual sense: We paint worlds with our words. Cultivating an eye for telling details can give our writing texture and a sense of place. In Georgia Heard’s lovely guide, Writing … Continue reading

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Collect Words

“And the verse falls to the soul like dew to the pasture.”      Pablo Neruda “COLLECT WORDS! Buy your own dictionary. Read your dictionary every day. CIRCLE exciting words. The more words you know, the better you will be able to … Continue reading

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Searching Out

“Find out what you need for writing that will make it easier for you on this journey. Test it out. Try sitting or lying down. Write first thing in the morning, then late at night. In a café, at home. … Continue reading

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Barrier Busting

How fascinating the world is! After penning my “Barrier Busting” post, I came across another way of looking at the obstacles we face in our writing. It seems only right that I should share this with you as well, since … Continue reading

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Stone Soup

“Imagine something you want to write about is a stone you’ve picked up on the beach. Roll the image, the idea, the thought, or the feeling around in your mind. The gestation period is an important part of writing. If … Continue reading

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