Tag Archives: Isabel Allende

Isabel Inspires

“In the midst of winter, I finally found there was within me an invincible summer.”  Albert Camus What a gift — to spend an evening in the presences of a spirited, inspiring author! Inspired and inspirited — that’s exactly how … Continue reading

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Rambling Writers

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw “Each day is a new day.” Cathy Pickens An article in The Writer magazine (December, 2016) on jump starting creativity caught my eye recently.  In it, author … Continue reading

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Refreshing Pauses

“Writing is a patient and slow process that requires total concentration but also a relaxed state of mind so ideas and images can flow with an almost organic energy. If I am trying too hard, the muse of inspiration backs … Continue reading

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Show Up

Isabel Allende’s debut novel, The House of the Spirits, started as a letter written to her dying grandfather and was published when she was 40. Some 30 years later, she has sold more than 56 million books, which have been … Continue reading

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