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My Private Getaway

Our resident hound asked us to describe a favorite place to “escape” and explain why it draws us there. After thinking about it, I decided that my escape hatch is right here in my condo – it’s my basement sewing … Continue reading

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Did I Already Say That?

This week, our hound asked, “As you’re writing (on a new/current project), do you sometimes find yourself creating scenes / characters / dialog that sound VERY familiar? And after you stop and think, do you realize you’ve used them before … Continue reading

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Leave me alone, I’m writing.

As a child I had a variety of unrealistic career dreams. Thankfully, I was steered away from many of them. Some I tried and found they weren’t for me. The first career I thought about was being a lawyer. This … Continue reading

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Creativity

My house has been like a circus, seriously; (come watch the three rings!). And since I don’t have a book or anything else recently published to tout as many of my other partners have done this week,( and my proposed … Continue reading

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Sprinting With My Fingers

By Jeff Salter  Before about 12 weeks ago, my only experience with sprinting had been in high school during track practice (one season) and during certain P.E. classes. When I began to hear/read of writers and authors “sprinting”, I wondered … Continue reading

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Images from Spring

     Things I Borrow from Nature                      By Jeff Salter              Two of the suggested topics for this week are (1) where ideas ‘spout’ from and (2) what to do on a rainy day.  What both have in common is … Continue reading

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