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Writing in Community
Volume One
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What People Are Saying

"These writers...write ideas that are fresh and new with profound potential." - Mary Pipher, author of "The Green Boat" and "Writing to Change the World"
The Fire Inside
Volume Two
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What People Are Saying

"Beginning with "Say Yes to Creativity" and all the way through twelve chapters to “Just Do It,” The Fire Inside is jam-packed with ideas, tips, suggestions, inspiration and general cheering-on." - Judy Reeves, author of A Writer’s Book of Days and Wild Women, Wild Voices

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Listen to a Sample of our Audiobook!

The Fire Inside is now available as an audiobook, and you can listen to a sample by clicking on the arrow below. (We think our reader/narrator, Melissa Melottey, is great!) You may purchase through Apple itunes https://apple.co/3BprtCe or Audible https://adbl.co/3iDEPCq. Note that if you are new to Audible, there’s an option to listen free. Take

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The World of the Imagination and “Making it So”

Make It So Remember Jean Luc Picard, Starfleet Captain in Star Trek? When he and his officers hit upon a solution to get themselves out of a sticky situation—by going to warp speed, say, or activating the deflector shield to evade a hostile force—he instructed his crew to “make it so.” And it would be

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The Sweet Smell of Remembering

The Fire Inside: A Companion for the Creative Life Chapter Five: Wooing the Muse The Smell of Remembering “Already many of the memories of the previous two weeks had faded: the smell of that small hotel in St. Andrews; that mixture of bacon cooking for breakfast and the lavender-scented soap in the bathroom; the air

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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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