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Writing in Community
Volume One
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The Fire Inside
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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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Find Your Creative Edge: Follow the Love Trail

“The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves, they find their own order…the continuous thread of revelation.” – Eudora Welty Dreaming Asleep I had a dream the other night which encouraged me to follow the love trail, confusing in some ways, yet wonderfully reassuring. It took

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Finding Fulfillment: Filling the Empty Spaces

From time to time, we all experience feelings of unhappiness, dissatisfaction, a lack of fulfillment. There may be a very good reason for that unhappiness—the loss of a loved one or other disaster. Maybe we’re feeling a lack of purpose. Or perhaps we don’t exactly know what we want, but sense that something is missing.

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Extraordinary! Creative Peak Experience

The morning poet William Stafford died, he drafted a poem containing these lines: You can’t tell when strange things with meaning will happen.  I’m (still) here writing it down just the way it was .“You don’t have to prove anything,” my mother said. “Just be ready for what God sends.” I listened and put my

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