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“The Unheard”

A story: Back in the 3rd century A.D., King Ts’ao sent his son, Prince T’ai to study under the great master Pan Ku at his temple to learn the art of being a good ruler. Pan Ku sent the young … Continue reading

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Roller Coaster

“Of some new ferment at work in him Nick Lansing himself was equally aware. He was a better judge of the book he was trying to writing than either Suzy or Strefford; he knew its weaknesses, its treacheries, its tendency … Continue reading

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Worthy Goals

As we all continue to work our way through these challenging times, we can take solace from the fact that, as writers, every experience we have can be fuel for our creativity and help us along our writing journey. As … Continue reading

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One Step

“To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at at time, but we must keep on stepping.” Chinese proverb One step at a time. One word, one phrase, one sentence. Sometimes it’s hard to remember that … Continue reading

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Something New

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.com/ “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”   Thomas Jefferson Such a radical, challenging idea – and yet, it makes perfect sense doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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Being “Doers”

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “My coach at Purdue, Piggy Lambert, constantly reminded us: ‘The team that makes the most mistakes will probably win.’ “That may sound a bit odd, but there’s a great deal of truth in … Continue reading

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Life Lessons

As we move toward some kind of new normal, it’s comforting to know that there are sources we can turn to for energy and support. In these trying times, for me, listening to my wonderful friend and mentor Dr. Rob … Continue reading

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Wise Words

Words of wisdom to comfort and guide us from Albert Schweitzer, the great physician and philanthropist, who’s love of humanity shines through: “One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.” “Constant kindness can … Continue reading

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“Little Raft”

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com “For me, writing starts with a line or some imagination, or some notion, and I just go with it as far as I can. And you know how this works, this idea that … Continue reading

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Two Toms

Please help KWD grow by sharing:  https://karinwritesdangerously.com In a comment on my recent post entitled Run On, Nancy Burke, my dear friend and writing buddy (http://www.nancyburkestories.com/) shared this story about legendary marathoner Tom Fleming: “I was in high school when … Continue reading

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