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3.26 Journaling Prompt

Do you have a writing dream you do not pursue or have repressed because of a past experience, comment, or self-limiting belief?

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3.25 Journaling Prompt

What *are* my actual writing dreams at this moment?

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3.24 Journaling Prompt

What is the smallest step I can take right now to make my writing dreams come true?

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Dear Reader 3.21.21

Dear Reader, From the first piece of writing ever published, the debate of what makes a writer ‘a writer’ has raged. Are you a writer because you write? Are you a writer only when you publish? Are you a writer only when you are paid for your work? Or are you only a writer if […]

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Space and Place: Where Do You Write?

As a followup to Friday’s lesson on Finding Physical Space to write, I’ve been scouring the internet for more advice and insight on this topic. I believe that knowing if you’re a multi-space or only-at-the-desk kind of writer matters as much as the words you put on paper. There is no right or wrong when […]

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On Comparison

Comparison kills creativity. Transmuting, or taking energy in one form (in this case, the negative energy of comparison), and changing it into a more meaningful energy, is a key to working through these thoughts that have the power to paralyze you into inertia. Instead of dropping into the negative spiral of energy you normally use […]

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Time to Write: Creating Mental Space

I recently began coursework to become a meditation teacher. Over the course of the last several years and especially during COVID, I finally managed to pin down a seated meditation practice that had become part of my every day. Sometimes I’d sit fifteen minutes; other times I managed to calm myself down into an hour […]

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Pens over Pixels: 5 Articles on the Value of Writing Longhand

As a followup to our first lesson on writing Friday, (Time to Write! Let’s Get Tactile) , I’ve curated a collection of five articles that investigate the paper & pencil vs. keyboard and screen conundrum. Mostly for your reading pleasure, as I geek out on such debates–remember, the ultimate choice is yours and how it […]

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Pandemic Poem #38

In that space of knowing Something needs to be done But not knowing What it is What to do Where to go How to say it What to feel I lace my sneakers  And press the soles into soil softened  By an overnight rainstorm In that space of knowing  I should be writing  But not […]

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Pandemic Poem #36

Distilling my day

into words

should not be so difficult.

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