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Writing From, or About, the Heart (YOUR Heart!)

Writing From the Heart If you read the mission statement on the right-hand column on this blog, you’ll see that writing from the heart is one important point. So, what exactly is writing from the heart? I’ve posted about these topics in these couple of posts about writing your truth – in short, this means,… Continue reading Writing From, or About, the Heart (YOUR Heart!)

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The Artist’s Way, Week 3, Chapter 2: Writer’s Self Doubt

No Pain, No Gain This week’s chapter of Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way was very good. It made me take a deep breath, grumble and groan, but it was good. I had to face the many ways in which I block myself from writing. I say so many negative things to myself in my head,… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 3, Chapter 2: Writer’s Self Doubt

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A Depressed Writer Day

  A Big Shout-Out Today was a weird day for me, writing and “In Real Life”. But before I get to that gunk, I want to do a big, joyous, arm-flinging SHOUT OUT!! To my wonderful, new, shiny and squiggly 39 new followers…I wish I could do a shout-out post for all of you. Alas,… Continue reading A Depressed Writer Day

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The Artist’s Way, Week 1, Ch. 0: The 10 Principles Creative People Should Live By

After so long, I am so excited – scared! nervous! ack! – to finally be starting my Artist’s Way journey. Again. With you! It is both nerve-wracking and wonderful. When I started this book last spring/summer with a group of friends, it was a group adventure. We were all in it together, and I didn’t… Continue reading The Artist’s Way, Week 1, Ch. 0: The 10 Principles Creative People Should Live By