Monthly Archives: December 2014

Those Dreaded Resolutions

by Jean Foster Akin According to Statistic Brain, these are the Top 10 resolutions (in order) made by Americans in 2014: (1) lose weight, (2) get organized, (3) spend less, save more, (4) enjoy life to the fullest, (5) stay … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noel

Today everyone is so busy preparing for Christmas dinner that I doubt anyone will have the time or inclination to read blogs…or maybe not. But *I* don’t have the time to post to this blog today, except for this: Merry … Continue reading

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AUTHOR QUOTE: Mother Teresa

At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by I was hungry, and you … Continue reading

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Writing Prompts and Word Games to Stir the Pot

Here are some ways to stir up a little creativity if you’re going through a dry spell with your writing. 1). If all you’ve been doing is re-writing the same two chapters over and over for the last month, STOP, click “save,” and … Continue reading

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AUTHOR QUOTE: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The maker of a sentence launches out into the infinite and builds a road into Chaos and old Night, and is followed by those who hear him with something of wild, creative delight. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)   posted by … Continue reading

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But Then, She Isn’t a Writer…

I left a still relatively green Virginia last week to spend a few days where I was born, in cold, white, Upstate New York. I  visited with some friends and family, but could not completely put my writing on hold. I never … Continue reading

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AUTHOR QUOTE: Natalie Goldberg

“I met a doctor the other night who told me he had always wanted to be a writer. I nodded. People always tell me that…Then I thought to myself, ‘You know, I’ve never met a writer who wanted to be … Continue reading

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