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Something Wonderful

Dust of Snow Robert Frost The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued.

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Wise Words

A cornucopia of writers’ reflections to brighten your day and inspire you onward: “Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book-friends.” Helen Keller … Continue reading

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Becoming Bolder

“Freedom lies in being bold.” Robert Frost Writing dangerously is all about becoming bolder. Here’s how my handy Oxford Compact English Dictionary defines the word “bold:” 1) confident and courageous; 2) audacious, impudent; and 3) (of a colour or design) … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

“A poem should begin in delight and end in wisdom,” the great Robert Frost once said. And here’s a delightfully wise poem of his — all the more amazing because he actually wrote it in July (see Snowy Evening for … Continue reading

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The Ear

Just recently, a friend and fellow writer offered to read the opening chapters of my book aloud for me. I’m very excited and grateful, because I think this will be a huge help in highlighting any rough spots I need … Continue reading

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Weak Words

“All the fun’s in how you say a thing.” Robert Frost Sometimes, we’re so busy getting our story out of our head and down on paper, or so obsessed with working out plot glitches, that we become inattentive on the … Continue reading

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Be Bold

“Freedom lies in being bold.” Robert Frost Some time this week, I’m going to face a decision in my writing about whether to play it small or do something big and bold. It seems likely that you’ll be facing that … Continue reading

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