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The Gift of Time

It isn’t my birthday or Christmas or Mother’s Day, but it feels like it today. Why? Because I’ve decided to give myself a wonderful gift now. The gift of time. I’ve been writing and publishing since my kids were babies. … Continue reading

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Divine Discontent

Learning how to be content with what you have brings great peace. I’ve done several studies on contentment, and it’s a state I try to live in. That said, I also believe there is such a thing as divine discontent. … Continue reading

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Writers: Attitude Isn’t Everything

I talk a lot about having a positive attitude about the writing life, but your attitude isn’t everything. There’s no doubt about the power of a positive outlook–I would be the first to say so. Dealing with your self-doubts and writing … Continue reading

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The Writing Season

My daughter’s expecting her second baby any day now, and it’s fun watching her during this “nesting” season. Today it struck me how much her preparations for a new life are like those plans made by writers who want to … Continue reading

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Age: Are You Too Old to Write?

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?”  –Satchel Paige I had two new students last week mention that they were probably too old to start writing. I’d like to debunk that myth. It’s never too … Continue reading

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