Monthly Archives: January 2015

Guiding Your Characters Through Their Therapy Sessions

by Jean Foster Akin I was reading an article the other day entitled “Write Yourself Well.” It was written by John F. Evans, Ed.D and the reason I clicked the link for it was because I was intrigued to know … Continue reading

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AUTHOR QUOTE: Henry David Thoreau

I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark. Henry David Thoreau, author of Walden

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AUTHOR QUOTE: F. Scott Fitzgerald

You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.  F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of This Side of Paradise; The Beautiful and Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender is the Night; and a fifth, unfinished novel, The Love … Continue reading

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Group Dynamics and Private Motivation: Studying People in Their Natural Habitat

After church service on Sunday (or at the office, or at a family gathering, etc) Eleanor (who is on the music committee and heads the religious education committee, OR, who always dresses so elegantly, OR who is a lawyer, OR whose … Continue reading

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AUTHOR QUOTE: Janet Evanovich

“I go to bars and restaurants, and I sit and eavesdrop on people and I watch people in shopping centers and, you know, I read the newspapers and I talk to the Trenton cops, and I just get a lot … Continue reading

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Forgetting to Add Life to Your Writing

I read a blog post today entitled “What We Forget While Writing,” by David Ben-Ami. I thought I’d share an excerpt of the post with you because his advice is worth repeating. There are plenty of things that we forget … Continue reading

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Writing From the You

Do you find when you sit down to write that the part of you that wants to please stops you from writing things that would shock Aunt Mary, or make your snarky cousin Jim sneer? Are the people in your … Continue reading

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