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One Quarter

The idea of writing a book scares me. So big. So many words. It’s like I have a writer’s form of agoraphobia. But here’s the rub– I have a story to share. Some characters to introduce to the world. How do … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Revising isn’t difficult. All I do is cut some things out and move some things around. When you think about it, it’s really no different from what heart surgeons do.”

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Touring the Country of Math

  “Man’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”                                                                                      ~Oliver Wendell Holmes We all think differently. My grandmother would say, “It takes all kinds to make a world.” She was right. We need doctors … Continue reading

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To Brooklyn–and Beyond!

“I have been through some terrible things in my life, some which actually happened.”* My two teenage sons were going to a concert in Brooklyn. I was terrified. We live in Connecticut. Not Hartford … Source: To Brooklyn–and Beyond!

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This Changing Landscape

(I read this at the Litchfield Writers Guild June Coffeehouse 2016) The tree was going to fall on the house. It was growing in that direction. It was teetering in that direction. If it didn’t fall on the roof, I … Continue reading

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A June Coffeehouse

The Litchfield Writers Guild presents its 13th annual June Coffeehouse on Monday, June 13, 2016 6:30-9:00pm Doors open at 6:30pm. Musical interludes 6:30-7pm and at intermission by pianist Hank Milligan. Readings start promptly at 7pm. Original stories and memoirs from … Continue reading

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Decluttering

Julia Cameron in The Artist’s Way recommends writers write three morning pages every day to get the creative juices flowing. They don’t have to be Pulitzer material. They can be anything the writer is thinking about. Any stray thought that … Continue reading

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