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Books to Inspire Your Best Writing

With the new year, one of your resolutions may be to get to your writing desk more often, and write faster and better, and more! If you’re like me, it helps if you have a little inspiration to get going. I believe in reading as preparation for writing, and want to share with you some

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Hello dear Home!

Even now after so many years when I close my eyes, the enchantment of the first home I knew and loved comes into view. Follow the yellow brick road and you’ll see a small, brick farm house with homemade lace curtains that seem to blink hello. Hello dear home! I spent countless hours in a

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Staying Creative During the Pandemic

When the pandemic really “hit home” to me and the lockdowns were announced, I was concerned. Okay, I was a little scared. And how could I make it not seeing my friends and family? Not being able to go to movies and coffeehouses and concerts? But wait, I thought, I’m a writer. I can use

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Whether you are a beginning writer or artist—or one who has been involved with creativity for many years—this blog is your invitation to join the writing and creative community. Our wish is that it will serve as a source of inspiration and encouragement, and that is will help you reach deep within, and create to your fullest potential. Welcome!

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