Monthly Archives: December 2016

Pilgrimage of Desire by Alison Gresik

I had to re-read this book before I put it on the list of Books That Should Be on Your List. It had been a while, so I wanted to see if Alison’s story stood the test of a little … Continue reading

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What Books Should Be On Your List? Part Three

Here are some of my indie writer/creativity writing peeps. I haven’t had close personal contact with all of them, but I consider them “peeps” because they have shared themselves with me through their writing and taught me about making a … Continue reading

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What Books Should Be On Your List? Part 2

I wanted to share some of my favorite writers about writing and creativity you may or may not know about. I hope you find someone or some book that’s new and intriguing to you. Eric Maisel is a creativity coach … Continue reading

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What Books Should Be on Your List?

I’ve mentioned a few things already that you might want to put on your Christmas list. Obviously, I want books! I think I’d like to share some of my favorite creativity books with all of you tonight. You may already … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Coloring Book by Rachel Funk Heller

I’m kinda in love with The Writer’s Coloring Book by Rachel Funk Heller. I’m not much of a fiction writer, but how can I resist “paper dolls for grown-ups” as a way to envision your character and “Building a Story … Continue reading

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“Third Places”

Have you ever heard someone talking about “third place” in a context that has nothing to  do with competition? I’ve heard the phrase and sort of gathered the implied meaning, but the origin is from a book called The Great … Continue reading

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Book Mail Is My Favorite!

I could not get the lighting right on this picture. My room is really dark. This was last week’s book mail. I discovered The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship and the Writing Life when I wrote the post about literary citizenship. … Continue reading

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Loving The Twins Called Creativity and Fear

I I always thought that if I kept writing, kept creating, one day I’d find that the fear had lessened or even disappeared. I knew it hadn’t happened yet, but I still hoped it would be true. Until I read … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide for Someone Suffering a Melancholy Christmas

I thought I’d try something different tonight. The Mighty writing challenges for the month of December came today, and I decided to write for those of us who are living with depression this holiday season. Even if we can’t pretend … Continue reading

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40 (plus 38 more) Awesome Gifts for the Writers, Book Lovers, & Word Nerds on Your Christmas List This Year

Originally posted on The Qwiet Muse:
Christmas is almost upon us. Shopping for that perfect gift is the order of the day, (sometimes right up until that last moment before the goodies are to be unwrapped). It can be terribly difficult…

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