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Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

What makes a good writers’ convention? I’ve thought about this a lot lately. Last weekend I attended my fourth ReaderCon in five years. Thanks to demands of the day job, I couldn’t leave until Friday night. But everything starts Thursday […]

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Evolution of an Idea

Evolution of an Idea

Ideas come from anywhere and everywhere. Sometimes the origins are more than a little strange. I find the evolution of ideas fascinating – maybe because it often happens so quickly, so spontaneously that tracing it out becomes impossible. I was […]

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Be Kind To Yourself: A Reminder

Be Kind To Yourself: A Reminder

In case you didn’t pick up on it in my last post, frustration has abounded lately. Remembering to be kind to myself has been difficult, to say the least. Self-kindness (or self-care – they’re often the same) can feel counterintuitive. I […]

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Theatre Wisdom for Writers: New Series Introduction

Theatre Wisdom for Writers: New Series Introduction

Theatre comes up a lot for me as a topic. I love it. It’s another mode of storytelling. I’ve found a lot of parallels with writing, and continue to find more, so I wanted to start a series specifically about that. […]

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Celebrate Success

Celebrate Success

Celebrate your success. The little things will keep you going when the going gets tougher. And we all know that it will get tougher. I feel like I’ve talked about creative hours non-stop, but it looks like I just mentioned […]

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Touchstones: Shifting Focus

Touchstones: Shifting Focus

My focus is gone. It fled sometime last week, so if you see it, please send it back! But thanks to certain touchstones, I’ve been able to get a lot done. The more tired or the more stressed I am, […]

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